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MPAA Rated PG-13 for supernatural action and some crude humor

Sex & Nudity

  • Erin Gilbert has a crush on Kevin so she says some things like hold my hand longer or some sexual comment
  • A naked mannequin chases Patty
  • There is a crude suggestion of a fart being emitted through a vagina, one character asks if they want to see it happen "live", to which all the other characters shut her down.

Violence & Gore

  • A ghost throws man out of the window.
  • A man commits suicide by electrocuting himself.
  • Abby tries drops Holtzmann while being possessed but saved by Patty.
  • Kevin fights police while being possessed by Rowan
  • A man is shot in the groin


  • There is a scene that lasts for a minute where a guy says "Suck it." He then starts flipping the women off and tweeting as in the bird. ( it's played for comedy)
  • One use of "wankers."
  • The language is not that bad. "Shit," "hell," "damn," "pissed," "bitch," and "ass" are used in the movie.
  • Surprisingly, there is a use of "fuck" in the extended version of the film. This is the only f-word in the extended movie.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • There's one scene in a bar where the Ghostbusters have a beer. One of them is slightly merry.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Nothing intensely frightening but could give younger children a fright nonetheless.


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Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Rowan takes the form of the ghost in the Ghostbusters logo in the demon version and grows to enormous height.
  • A man screams in a high-pitched tone, which may be disturbing for young kids.

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