Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2

The quest to find one's self.

Overall C

The Guardians of the Galaxy continue their adventures in this sequel. This time the plot centers around unraveling the mysteries behind Peter Quill's (Chris Pratt) true parentage.

Release date May 5, 2017

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

Why is Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content.

Run Time: 136 minutes

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Why is Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 rated PG-13? Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content.

Violence: Many scenes in this movie portray conflict between individuals and between political and ethnic factions. Much of this fighting is seen in a grand scale of spaceships fighting one another, however many also depict conflict on a personal level. A character controls an arrow with his mind and we see the weapon working its way through hordes of people, entering and exiting the bodies of each and killing them; in one of these sequences we see some tissue damage as the arrows exit. A child character is bullied and covered in what appears to be alcohol by a group of drunken characters. A character is confined and released into space, we see the character’s prolonged death with some detail (eyes and skin begin to glaze over, etc.). Bodies are seen floating in space. Characters punch, hit, smash and choke one another. A man is dropped from a height and presumably killed. A crowd of people are blasted with poisonous darts while others are electrocuted. People are shot, sometimes repeatedly, by various weapons. A character jumps inside a large monster’s mouth, another character slashes the beast’s throat open—huge amounts of body fluids gush out. A character steals property which results in a major conflict. A spaceship crash lands on a planet—characters are tossed about and one hangs precariously on a tether behind the ship. A character vomits.

Sexual Content: Conception is discussed. A god-like character discusses his plan to visit various planets and breed with women. A man is seen with various scantily clad women, a man, who is doing up his pants, appears in a window. A man shown standing alone and we hear him urinating. A man is seen without a shirt. Male characters make comments about their nipples. A man discusses his “nether regions engorging”. Various characters discuss male anatomy and its role in mating. Male and female characters embrace and kiss.

Profanity: Infrequent scatological slangs, mild profanity, a crude term for male anatomy, and a term of deity are heard. Some slurs are used to describe characters.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A group of people appear drunk and bully a child-like character by pour what appears to be alcohol over his body.

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Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse and Sexual Language, Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 is directed by James Gunn and stars Karen Gillan, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana .

From the Studio:
Set to the backdrop of 'Awesome Mixtape #2,' Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes' aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Written by Marvel Studios

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