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Overall B-

The story of Peter Parker comes to the big screen once again, this time with Andrew Garfield playing the boy who secretly protects humanity as the Amazing Spider-Man. In this script a desire to uncover what happened to his parents puts the super-powered orphan into grave danger.

Violence D+
Sexual Content B
Profanity B-
Substance Use B+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of action and violence.

Why is The Amazing Spider-Man rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Amazing Spider-Man is rated PG-13 for for sequences of 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: A character is bitten by a poisonous spider. Students are bullied at school, including being hit, kicked and humiliated. Characters engage in a fistfight with objects being used as weapons. A man robs a store and later shoots and kills a man during a struggle. Blood is shown. A man assaults a woman. Characters fight in an alley. Numerous bloody injuries are shown. A monster crushes cars and throws them over the side of a bridge. Later he attacks civilians and police officers, destroys buildings and fights with several characters. A van starts on fire with a child inside. An animal eats a bloody mouse. Characters fight underwater. A man is seen with bloody gashes on his chest. Characters are chased and threatened in a school. A character tosses another around the room. A character hits another with a large trophy. An explosion occurs in a school. A character is repeatedly shot, with body part blown off. Frequent gunshots are depicted. A man is impaled and dies from his bloody injuries. A man is shot in the chest and later the leg.

Sexual Content: A character inadvertently rips a woman’s shirt off exposing her bra. A high school couple kisses passionately on a couple of occasions.

Language: The script contains infrequent profanities, some vulgarities and several terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters are injected with a fictitious serum that changes their bodies.

The Amazing Spider-Man
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes. Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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