Why is Thor rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Thor is rated PG-13 for for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence.
Violence: Battle sequences and fights occur throughout this film with characters being tossed and thrown. More intense depictions include an impaling, a stabbing and a character whose eye is badly damaged. Some blood and injuries are seen, but they are not overly explicit. A character is shot with a Taser and becomes unconscious. A fantastical fire blazing character razes a town and causes a great deal of damage.
Sexual Content: A man is seen topless and a woman displays unspoken admiration for his physique. A man and woman kiss.
Language: Terms of deity and a few mild profanities are used.
Alcohol/Drug Use: Two characters, including the protagonist, drink heavily in a comedic scene.