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Matt runs his hand up Erica's leg, but she slaps it.

Remarks are made about "hot, sexy girls" and a guy's hidden porn stash.


Multiple shoot outs where people get shot and die

At least 3 explosions. Some more intense than others. In all people die

A teenage boy gets stitched up. We briefly see his wound being stitched twice

A close up on a stab wound

Intense sequences of war violence and action throughout including some amount of blood, but most of the gun violence is bloodless.



One obvious use of the "F" word very late in the film.

One Use Of The Middle Finger

Chris Hemsworth says to a soldier: (You f**ked with the wrong family!)

Multiple minor profanities (damn, hell)

Numerous uses of "s**t"

There is a bar scene where a couple men drink beer.

The entire film revolves around part of the United States being taken over by North Korea. There are many fight scenes and explosions. To younger viewers, these scene may be scary.

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense war violence and action, and for language
Argentina:16 / Argentina:16 (2D Version) / Australia:M / Canada:PG (Ontario) / Finland:K-16 / Germany:16 / Hong Kong:IIA / India:A / Ireland:12A / Japan:G / Mexico:B / Netherlands:12 / Philippines:PG-13 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG13 / UK:15 (original rating) / UK:12A (re-rating on appeal) / USA:PG-13 (certificate #46393)

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