Picture from World Trade Center
Overall A-

Nicolas Cage and Michael Pena play the real life Port Authority Police officers John McLoughlin and Will Jimeno, who were buried beneath the massive debris field created by the 9/11 fall of the World Trade Center. The movie intimately chronicles the emotional rollercoaster endured by the men and their families while they awaited rescue on that hellish day.

Violence C-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity C-
Substance Use B+

Why is World Trade Center rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: World Trade Center is rated PG-13 for for intense and emotional content, some disturbing images and language.

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.

Obviously this movie deals with an event that will trigger strong emotions within many viewers. Parents will want to carefully consider if their children are mature enough to cope with this intense dramatization, in which characters are in constant peril. Scenes of destruction and human suffering are frequent, and include people with bloody injuries, people falling from the towers, and principal characters who are killed. Moderate and mild profanities are heard. A couple of secondary characters are seen smoking. Sexual content is limited to a married couple snuggling in bed and a store window mannequin in lingerie.