Kong: Skull Island parents guide

Kong: Skull Island

It's a big, hairy deal!

Release date March 10, 2017

Big problems arise after the military sends a team (some of whom are played by Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson and John Goodman) to survey an unexplored island. This movie is an adaptation of the King Kong tale.

Why is Kong: Skull Island rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Kong: Skull Island PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for brief strong language.

Kong: Skull Island
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Kong: Skull Island rated PG-13? Kong: Skull Island is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for brief strong language.

- Frequent non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Violent acts shown in realistic detail with blood and tissue damage.
- Frequent portrayals of weapons and monster violence, with some blood and little detail.
- Frequent portrayals of frightening monsters and nightmarish images.
- Several scenes of violence depicting physical assault, weapons use and injury.
- Several frightening scenes depicting threat, intensity and suspense. 
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Embracing and kissing.

Nine instances of coarse language, including:
- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco use.

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Kong: Skull Island
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Language May Offend, Graphic Violence.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

Kong: Skull Island is directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and stars Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson.

Learn more about the origins of King Kong.

Home Video

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