Why is Gone rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Gone is rated PG-13 for for violence and terror, some sexual material, brief language and drug references
Violence: Flashbacks of a kidnapped girl are repeatedly shown. A character is stabbed with a sharp object. Characters are injected with a sleep-inducing drug, shot, set on fire and murdered. Decomposing body parts are discovered along with pictures of bound and gagged victims. A woman repeatedly and fiercely punches a man during a martial arts class. A character threatens others with a gun. A woman attempts to outrun police.
Sexual Content: A silhouette of a naked woman in a shower is seen. An unmarried couple’s discussion insinuates a sexual relationship. A police officer talks about his sexual activities with his sister-in-law. A character intrudes on a man and finds his gay partner who is in bed.
Language: The script includes a strong sexual expletive used in a non-sexual context along with profanities, scatological slang, a crass term for male anatomy, and terms of Christian Deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters discuss a woman’s alcohol abuse problem as well as another’s illegal drug habit. A girl takes prescription pills to deal with medical issues.