PG-13 Movies That Should Have Been Rated R


The Top Ten

1 Live Free or Die Hard

R all the way

2 Taken

Uncut version is better

Too much violence

Fantastic film but waayy to dark and disturbing to be PG-13

I’m watching it right now, yeah it should not be pg 13

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3 2012

A majority of Earth's people died. It needed to have blood and less comedy. - Hernandez1614

4 Pearl Harbor

So Teens Don't Have To See A Michael Bay Film

Should be Pg-13/12a

5 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
6 Sucker Punch
7 The Dark Knight

There is a psychopath in the movie who kills people for fun. Sometimes is disturbing.

I'm concerned how kids are going to react after parents take them to see this movie.

Sometimes the impression is more than the actual vision.

No, it fits PG-13 - PeeledBanana

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8 Insidious

Very scary and needs to be rated. However, once you start watching the movie, it will give you a definite lesson such as don't be so ignorant about having no idea of ghost existence. They are everywhere and they can attack anyone else. Above all, be aware and open your mind when you're buying a house that is not familiar to you especially its history.

Creepy, creepy. It's a little too much for this 13-year old.

Its creepy for PG-13

Yep I agree

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9 Terminator Salvation

This movie shouldn't have been R. It was a cool movie, but confusing. I liked Terminator 2 way more. - Alpha101

This movie shouldn't have been Rated R. Actually, the first three probably could've been rated PG-13 today - maybe. People jump at blood in a movie. They think it's really bad. I don't understand it.

10 Drag Me to Hell

Very disturbing movie, too much, I believe for a thirteen year old. It also delves into deeper and perhaps, darker themes than outwardly supposed, such as eating disorders (If you don't believe me about this, just watch the movie and try to pick up on the hints, there are a lot. )

I can tell by the name - Ajkloth

There is literally a scene which resembles emetophilia. This should be R.

The Contenders

11 World War Z

Whoever made this PG-13 should be shot in the face because zombies and PG-13 do not mix at all, zombie movies NEED to be excessively gory

12 The Wolverine

This movie is bloody and includes sequences of strong violence, this movie shouldn't even be pg-13 on the theatrical version.

I can see the dark shadow of the private parts of wolverine when nude in a bath tub.

13 Robocop (2014)

This is R

This remake is pg-13 and doesn’t have any real blood or gore, so it’s definitely pg-13 worthy

14 The Ring

This movie's a little intense for a PG-13 rating.

15 Marvel's The Avengers

This movie is barely even worthy of PG-13 it is more like PG

Yeah I still can't see this being below PG-13 there is a lot of destruction and stuff. Plus a weed joke. - Extractinator04

Coulson's death almost caused the entire movie to be R

16 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Why is this on the list?

Cannibal Corpse is in it. Enough saidm

17 Spectre
18 Titanic

Too much nudity. - BoltMarksman

Not even close to being rated R.

19 Total Recall (2012)

But the nudity isn't sexualized. If a movie's nudity is sexually provocative, it should be slapped with an R rating.

Full frontal nudity...that is all.

20 The Bourne Identity
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