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Overall C

Brad Pitt plays Gerry Lane, a man trying to stop a plague that's infecting the populace and turning them into zombies. Meanwhile he also needs to fight off the victims in a battle of world war proportions.

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

Why is World War Z rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: World War Z is rated PG-13 for for intense frightening zombie sequences, violence and disturbing images

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.

Violence: News-type clips portray riots, wild beasts attacking and eating others, dead animals and disturbing natural events. Violent portrayals include a man being smashed by a vehicle, zombies attacking others, utter chaos in the streets, looting and characters threatening others with guns. A character accidentally shots himself. Bodies are seen hanging on a fence. Other corpses have been burned. Zombies clamor over one another in order to scale a wall. Bodies fall out of a plane before it crashes. A man is impaled with a piece of metal during the crash. Scenes of beating, stabbing, gunfire, bombings and explosion are shown. A character has her hand cut off. Other depictions of dismemberment and mutilation are shown. Characters engage in vicious hand-to-hand combat.

Sexual Content: Family members embrace and kiss.

Language: The script contains a partial strong sexual expletive, infrequent scatological slang, profanities and some vulgar language.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character drinks to deal with pain. Alcohol is also poured on a wound as an antiseptic. A character is injected with a deadly virus.

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