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(2014)

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Certification

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MPAA Rated PG-13 for intense violence and action, thematic elements and some sensuality
Certification

Sex & Nudity

  • A young man removes his shirt to show a young woman his tattoo and she touches it as she looks at it and he describes what it is (we see his bare back and shoulders). They then passionately kiss.

Violence & Gore

  • In a simulation a girl is tied to a wooden plank in the ground in the middle of a burning fire, though she gets out.
  • A dog, in a simulation, attacks a teenager and a young girl. Neither of them are hurt.
  • A young man commits suicide by jumping into a chasm. Nothing is shown apart from his body afterwards, no blood is present.
  • Numerous fights between Dauntless initiated are shown throughout the movie, as training. Teenagers punch, kick and slap each other. Bruises and minimal blood are shown.
  • A young man shoots a girl in a simulation (no blood is shown).
  • A young man throws knives at a teenager while she stands in front of the target board (one of them barely hits her ear, some blood).
  • A teenager throws a knife at a woman and it goes through her hand. Barely any blood but still a bit shocking.
  • There is an attempted mass execution and although it doesn't succeed many people are shot and killed which may disturb younger viewers.

Profanity

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A young man injects himself and a young woman in the neck with a mind-altering serum.
  • We see a glass capsule full of a serum that is described as causing the recipient to be susceptible to suggestion.
  • Many people are injected with what they are told is a tracking device but it is a controlling serum.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A teenager is beaten up and has a large bruise on her cheek that she holds an icepack to afterwards.
  • A teenager commits suicide by jumping into a deep chasm. The death is not shown, only the recovery of the body.
  • The scenes in which they have to escape their fears are extremely intense and can become frightening.

Spoilers

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Sex & Nudity

  • In a hallucinatory simulation meant to test her on one of her biggest fears, a man kisses a woman and pushes her on the bed. She says no and struggles as he grabs at her clothes and then she defends herself by kneeing him in the groin. She then wakes up.

Violence & Gore

  • A man pushes a teenager off the walkway and they barely holds on, though they eventually gets up.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Two teenagers are brutally beaten up, including the main character, and end up in the hospital.
  • A teenage boy is brutally attacked by another teenager (blood everywhere) and he has to go the the hospital.
  • A girl's parents are both shot within a short time span.
  • A teenager is forced to kill one of their good friends.,

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