Why is Transformers: Dark of the Moon rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Transformers: Dark of the Moon is rated PG-13 for for intense prolonged sequences of sci-fi action violence, mayhem and destruction, and for language, some sexuality and innuendo.
Violence: A man is pushed out a window. One man spits in anothers face. Characters are slapped, punched, stabbed, run over, beheaded, burned, crushed and chased. A blood-like fluid is released from a robot that is injured. Buildings are burned, demolished and fired upon. Dead bodies are seen. Numerous explosions take place. Aliens attack people around the world. A bird-like alien attacks and kills a man. Human corpses and a skeleton are seen in the streets. Characters are threatened with guns and other weapons.
Sexual Content: A woman’s scantily clad buttocks are partially exposed beneath her shirttail. Comments include references to male anatomy, a boy toy, sexual activity between adults and homosexual activity. An unmarried couple shares an apartment. A character misconstrues the activities of two men in a bathroom stall. A boss makes suggestive statements about his female employee. Women wear provocative clothing in an office environment.
Language: The script includes a strong sexual expletive, moderate profanities, scatological and sexual slang and some terms of Deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Secondary characters engage in social drinking.