Why is Takers rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Takers is rated PG-13 for for intense sequences of violence and action, a sexual situation/partial nudity and some language.
Violence: Frequent portrayals of gunfire, brutal fistfights and beatings are seen throughout this film. Injuries and fatalities are depicted with blood effects. Vehicles and property are blown up. Characters often threaten others with guns
Sexual Content: A shadowed depiction of male buttock nudity. Kissing and embracing are seen.
Language: Dozens of scatological slang terms are included in the script along with numerous profanities, vulgar expressions and a couple of nonsexual expletives.
Drugs and Alcohol: The smoking of cigarettes and cigars are portrayed on several occasions in a glamorous manner. Alcohol use is frequently depicted. One character drinks to steady his nerves before a gunfight. Several references are made to illegal drugs. An addict who is high on drugs is shown.