Why is Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 is rated PG-13 for for disturbing images, violence, sexuality/partial nudity and some thematic elements.
Violence: A vampire attacks and kills several criminals (some blood is shown). A character rips apart furniture. Werewolves and vampires fight. Characters threaten others. A pile of bloody, dead wedding guests is seen. Characters are frequently shown covered in blood as the result of injury or childbirth. A character plunges a needle into another person’s heart. A woman’s stomach is cut open with a knife.
Sexual Content: A couple goes skinny-dipping. Characters kiss passionately. A married couple is shown in bed together (The consummation of their marriage includes prolonged scenes of passionate kissing, some sexual movement, bare backs and shoulders and some carefully obscured nudity.) A woman wears a bikini and lingerie.
Language: A profanity is used.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Partygoers make toasts at a wedding.