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Rating & Content Info
Why is Paper Towns rated PG-13? Paper Towns is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some language, drinking, sexuality and partial nudity - all involving teens.
Violence: Young children find the body of a suicide victim who has a bloody wound. A rebellious teen that sneaks out of the house and repeatedly runs away is admired for her adventurous spirit. Out of a desire for vengeance, teen characters commit acts of vandalism, including mean-spirited practical jokes, breaking and entering, stealing a family car, and spray-painting property. Adults argue with their children. A man fires a gun to scare away intruders. Bullying is mentioned and a boy is rough-handled by a schoolmate. Characters use bribes to get what they want. Students skip class and trespass on private property. A van full of teens narrowly misses hitting an animal.
Sexual Content: Teen couples hug, kiss (sometimes passionately with fondling) and announce that they are engaged in sexual relations. A boy cheats on his girlfriend. A naked teen is seen from behind when he flees his girlfriend’s bedroom so her father won’t catch him. Other male characters are seen wearing only their underwear, and female characters are shown scantily dressed. A teen boy talks about sex, past sexual activities and fantasizes about having sex with his best friend’s mother. Male characters are shown urinating in a couple of scenes. Vomiting is depicted. Masturbation and a sexually transmitted disease are mentioned. Couples cuddle while dancing. A male character attempts to kiss another male to annoy him.
Language: Mild and moderate profanity, scatological slang and terms of deity are used. Crude and sexual slang terms are heard frequently, along with a few anatomical words and slurs.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Teen characters drink at a party, some to excess, and one is portrayed as extremely drunk. Friends talk about smoking a cigar when they were children.
Page last updated May 13, 2016
|British Columbia||PG||Coarse and Sexual Language.|
|Manitoba||PG||Not Recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend.|
|Ontario||PG||Mature Theme, Language May Offend.|
|Canadian Home Video||PG|
News About "Paper Towns"
Cast and Crew
Paper Towns is directed by Jake Schreier and stars Cara Delevingne, Nat Wolff, Halston Sage.
The most recent home video release of Paper Towns movie is October 20, 2015. Here are some details…
Home Video Notes: Paper Towns
Release Date: 20 October 2015
Paper Towns releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- John and Nat: Lightning Round
- John and Cara: Lightning Round
- Gag Reel
- Promotional Featurettes: Van Chats
- Audio Commentary by Jake Schreier and John Green
- Theatrical Trailer
Exclusive HD Content
- Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Jake Schreier and John Green
- Alternate Scene: “Shake It Off”
- Paper Towns: The Making Of
Also available is the Paper Towns: My PAPER Journey Edition.It includes:
- Collectible packaging including shareable sticky notes of inspirational quotes from the film and a U.S. map.