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Overall C

The White House is under attack, and the life of the President (Jamie Foxx) is in the hands of a Secret Service agent (Channing Tatum).

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action and violence including intense gunfire and explosions, some language and a brief sexual image.

Why is White House Down rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: White House Down is rated PG-13 for for prolonged sequences of action and violence including intense gunfire and explosions, some language and a brief sexual image.

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Violence: Bullets, explosions and other brief weapon use are repeatedly shown along with beatings, stabbings and intense hand-to-hand violence. Some characters are shot numerous times at close range. Some bloody injuries including a gory gunshot wound are shown. A child is repeatedly threatened. Extensive property and historical antiquity damage occurs.

Sexual Content: A brief thermal image of a couple in bed together is seen.

Language: The script contains frequent profanities including scatological slang, terms of Deity, some crude terms and other swear words. A strong sexual expletive is used in an aggressive manner.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A woman drinks to calm her nerves.