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MPAA Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action violence, brief sexual humor, and language

Sex & Nudity

  • In one scene, Bumblebee is shown urinating on a guy's head but it's funnier than disgusting.
  • Woman character wears revealing upper clothing and camera focuses on this, much cleavage is shown
  • In Sam's bedroom, there are posters of bikini-clad women on his wall. He also later refers to having porn magazines hidden under his bed.
  • Sam's friend calls Mikayla an evil jock concubine and when Sam dumps him for Mikayla, he tells Sam to put bros before hoes.
  • As Mikayla is looking at his cars engine, Sam is seen to be checking out her body. He then accidentally keeps speaking in sexual innuendos (e.g. I like females working on my engine).
  • When Sam locks himself in his room, his mother asks him whether or not he was masturbating.
  • Sam and Mikaela are shown cuddling on the hood of his car. No surprise, then, that when one of the Autobots scans Sam it reports, "The boy's pheromone levels indicate that he wants to mate with the female."

Violence & Gore

  • Sam injects the All Spark, a cube that can give and take away life, into Megatron's chest. After a few seconds, a burning crater on Megatron's chest can be seen. Afterwards, Megatron makes suffering noises before falling dead.
  • A destructive attack on a US military base in Qatar in which buildings are blown up, windows are blown in by a sonic boom, and soldiers are killed in explosions and machine gun fire. No blood is shown, but soldiers are seen being thrown about and then inanimate.
  • The surviving squadron is attacked by a robotic scorpion-like creature. It kills one of the soldiers and injures others. The attack moves into a local village, where again villagers are injured and homes destroyed by bombs.
  • A small Decepticon infiltrates Air Force One, and while attempting to upload a virus into the military database, is attacked by CIA agents. Several agents are killed by the Decepticon, which survives.
  • There is huge battle scene towards the end of the movie, with fighting between the Autobots and Decepticons, and the military and the Decepticons. Many soldiers, air force personnel and terrified civilian bystanders are killed and injured.


  • One middle finger, but it's played out for laughs.
  • 2 barely incomplete uses of "mother____er". 10 uses of "sh_t"
  • 5 uses of hell, 4 uses of damn, 4 uses of crap, 4 uses of ass.
  • 9 uses of "Oh my God," 4 of "Oh God," 3 of "God," 2 of "My God" and 1 use each of "Dear God" and "Good Lord."
  • 6 uses of "piss" and variations pissed/pissy. 1 use of hoe. 2 uses of bitch. 1 use of goddamn. 1 use of a-holes

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Sam's dad drinks a glass of wine.
  • Sam's dog has a broken leg and Sam gives the animal prescribed pain pills. Later, the police find the pills for "Mojo" in the boy's pocket and ask, "Is this what the kids are taking nowadays?"

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The designs of the decepticons in the movie are much more menacing than their designs in the 80's cartoon.
  • Children may be frightened by the transformation of the Autobots and particularly when the Decepticons are masking themselves and transform into very threatening entities.
  • In Qatar, a local child who befriends the US soldiers is seen to be frightened by the Decepticons, and in as much danger as the soldiers. He is later reunited with his father.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Violence & Gore

  • Many Decepticons are destroyed and Megatron is shown to callously rip apart one of the central Autobot characters.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Bumblebee is captured and tortured by the Section 7 unit.

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