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Overall B

Charlie St. Cloud (Zac Efron) grieves the death of his younger brother (Charlie Tahan) by being in the cemetery and talking to him. But when he meets Tess Carroll (Amanda Crew) and is presented with the possibility of a real relationship with someone living, Charlie has to choose between hanging onto the past or taking hold of the future.

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

Why is Charlie St. Cloud rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Charlie St. Cloud is rated PG-13 for for language including some sexual references, an intense accident scene and some sensuality.

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Violence: A car accident results in death and bloody injuries. Scenes of the accident are shown repeatedly. Siblings exchange punches while one is driving. A character is hit in the face. A character is severely injured during a boating excursion. An enraged man throws objects.

Sexual Content: An unmarried couple kisses on several occasions. They engage in sexual activity (no nudity or detail shown).

Language: The script includes profanities, crude terms, scatological slang and a rude hand gesture.

Drug and Alcohol Use: Social drinking in bars, with dinner and at parties is seen on several occasions. One character who is undergoing stress drinks until he is inebriated. A man brings alcohol into the hospital to drink.