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MPAA Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language

Sex & Nudity

  • A few people kiss throughout the movie
  • Aquaman doesn't wear a shirt throughout the first half of the movie.
  • Mera (the hydrokinetic red head) wears a low-cut outfit throughout the movie.
  • Arthur's parents kiss each other

Violence & Gore

  • Multiple people are impaled and drowned either with or without dying
  • People are shot with machine gun, we only see the gun spraying the room and then all the recently killed bodies laying there or slumping over.
  • Numerous people are stabbed or slashed. blood is shown in only one scene. Some die from their wounds.
  • Sea monsters bite and chomp other soldiers, some swallowed whole, others bit in half (not in a gory manner though)
  • A person is sacrificed to the creatures of the deep.
  • People are injured in explosions, one man's face is injured in an explosion, others are crushed by large rocks and falling debris.
  • A man almost drowns to death.
  • A man dies really brutally offscreen but it's really brutal for young children maybe adults.
  • Near the beginning of movie, man gets stabbed with large sword in submarine. Quite confronting as it happens very quickly.
  • A woman eats a small live fish at the beginning of the movie.


  • Not too much swearing, many uses of ass, only a few occurrences of shit, hell, and dick was said once.
  • Bastard is said on several occasions, although in some cases, referring to a man whose parents were not wedded.
  • Sh*t, Son of a Bit*h, Bastard, Dick, Assh*le. Several of the more mile curse words such as damn and hell
  • 4 uses of shit 2 uses of hell

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • One scene has some heavy drinking - drunken crazy fun ensues, a drunk person is passed out and helped to a car and driven home.
  • Mera is in a room full of wine bottles and uses her hydrokinetic powers to turn them into weapons.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The Trench scene involves some jump scares.
  • Scary creatures with a lot of teeth attack the heroes.


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

Sex & Nudity

  • Arthur and Mera share a kiss in the movie. Although it is not detailed with close shots, but the camera takes a 360 degree spin twice around them amidst the final war.

Violence & Gore

  • A son watches his father die, and can't save him. To make his son save himself at least, the dad purposefully pulls his own grenade.

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