Why is Abduction rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Abduction is rated PG-13 for for sequences of intense violence and action, brief language, some sexual content and teen partying.
Violence: Teens engage in dangerous driving stunts, hold a house party while parents are away and drink to the point of passing out. Characters are kicked, hit in the face and punched during a sparring session. A teen discusses his rage issues after being taunted by another character. Men break into a home and fight with inhabitants before shooting them and blowing up the house. A man attacks a woman. During a fight, a man breaks another character’s neck. A teen beats a man with a fireplace poker. A man attacks a girl, threatens her with a gun and ties her up. Characters engage in a fight that includes choking, head smashing and other brutal hits before one man is thrown from a speeding train. Numerous characters are shot with machine guns or rifles. A man threatens to kill all of a boy’s friends and associates. A man pulls a gun and threatens a character in a busy public location. Characters lie to others.
Sexual Content: Boys make brief lewd references to two bikini clad girls who are wrestling. Characters are seen in swimming suits and without shirts. A teen couple kisses passionately in a prolonged scene. An adult man makes a brief comment about a teen girl’s attractiveness. A teen boy comments about his virginity.
Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive and infrequent profanities, scatological slang and terms of Deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Teen characters drink alcohol at a party until some of them pass out. A teen complains of having a hangover. Adults drink wine with dinner.
Other: Characters do not wear helmets while riding motorcycles. A character makes extra cash by producing and selling fake I.D. cards.