Why is Pacific Rim rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Pacific Rim is rated PG-13 for for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language
Violence: Monsters attack a city crushing cars, buildings and bridges. Some limited scenes of blood include facial, arm and torso injuries and bloody noses caused by a medical condition. Characters use sticks to fight in a simulated combat. A lone child in a deserted city street is hunted by one of the aliens. A character sticks a knife blade up a man’s nose. Men engage in a fistfight. Characters are drowned, electrocuted and eaten without graphic detail. Robots and aliens engage in frequent combat, sometimes involving weapons. Depictions of fighting, beating and explosions are shown. A man is threatened with guns. A parent and son argue. Numerous scenes of city destruction are shown. A character falls from the sky after being dropped mid-air. Some gory and scary images are portrayed along with moments of peril.
Sexual Content: Brief veiled sexual innuendo is included along with some embracing.
Language: The script contains infrequent mild cursing, profanities and scatological slang along with some slurs and vulgar terms.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A character uses prescription drugs to deal with a medical condition.