'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' gets PG-13 rating

All other "Star Wars" films were released in PG ratings as the PG-13 rating was only created in 1984, after the release of the original "Star Wars" trilogy.

PTI| Updated: Nov 27, 2015, 09:01 AM IST
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' gets PG-13 rating

Los Angeles: The upcoming seventh instalment of "Star Wars" franchise has received PG-13 rating.

It becomes the second movie in the series to receive a PG-13 rating following 2005's "Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith", reported Aceshowbiz.

It has got the rating for content described as "sci-fi action violence." PG-13 is the default rating for mainstream blockbusters including this year's "Jurassic World", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Furious 7" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2". In total, eight of this year's top 10 movies are rated PG-13.

All other "Star Wars" films were released in PG ratings as the PG-13 rating was only created in 1984, after the release of the original "Star Wars" trilogy.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens", starring Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac opens in US theatres on December 18.