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Overall B-

After a homegrown terrorist threatens to destroy all the Federation stands for, and everything else in his wake, Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) volunteers himself and the crew of The Enterprise to go after the powerful villain. It is an offer they will all soon regret.

Violence C-
Sexual Content C+
Profanity C+
Substance Use C+

Why is Star Trek Into Darkness rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Star Trek Into Darkness is rated PG-13 for for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: The film contains frequent depictions of non-graphic violence, explosions and gunfire exchanges along with portrayals of peril for numerous characters. Characters are shot, beaten and killed after being sucked out of their ship into space. Numerous officers are killed when a bomb is set off in an underground facility. Officers are gunned down. A man with bloody injuries dies. A woman slaps her father. A man’s head is crushed. Characters are brutally punched and kicked.

Sexual Content: A woman is seen in her underwear. A man is in bed with two women. Brief kissing (one involving alien tongues) and embracing are shown. Some mild sexual innuendo is included.

Language: The scripts includes nearly four dozen mild and some moderate profanities along with the limited use of slurs and some terms of deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: At least two characters turn to alcohol to deal with disappointments. One is portrayed as drunk.

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