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MPAA Rated PG-13 for violence including intense sustained gun battles and fight scenes, and for language

Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • Two men are seen fighting in a parking garage while a group of people watch.
  • A man fights another man in a ring while people watch.
  • A woman beats up a group of men at a nightclub.
  • Barney shoots a group of men on a riverbank, killing them all.
  • Barney shoots several men in a darkened room.
  • Doc kills several men with a knife, and guns during the battle.
  • Christmas has a brutal fight with another man that ends when he slices the man with a knife.
  • During the large final battle, Luna and Galgo fight with, and kill, many men, wether through shooting or hand-to-hand combat.
  • There's a lengthy scene in which The Expendables take on an entire army of Stonebanks' men. Lots of explosions, shooting, and fighting, but no blood or gore is present.


  • Shits were used multiple times
  • 2 uses of 'f**k', as well as uses of 'Christ', 'Jesus', 'damn', 'God', 'Goddamn', 'bastard', 'ass', 'asshole,' and 'hell.'

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • The Expendables sit in the bar and drink beer at times. Gunner is seen with a small bottle of unknown content, but that possibly could be. Arnold and Sly often smoke cigars.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The fighting sequences in the building towards the end of the movie are very intense.
  • The final fight is very brutal and intense.
  • This is the only expendables movie that is PG-13 in this franchise. The other 2 are rated R.


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

Violence & Gore

  • Two men have a brutal fight in the end, and both characters bleed. One of the combatants gets shot in the shoulder beforehand, but little blood can be seen. It ends when both fire gun at each other, and one's body gets riddled with bullets, and some blood can be seen.
  • There's a massive shootout in Somalia between the Expendables and Stonebanks' troops, and this becomes a truck chase. Lots of shooting, explosions, and overall destruction in this scene. Caesar gets shot in the backs of his legs and falls into water, but his teammates save him.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • One of the Expendables gets seriously injured, and ends up in a hospital. This might upset some viewers.

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