This news should come as no surprise. The Dark Knight Rises has been given a PG-13 rating from the MPAA, according to Warner Bros. 411 Distributor Service. Both Batman Begins and The Dark Knight were also given PG-13 ratings.

The reasons for this rating include the following.

"Intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language."

<strong><em>The Dark Knight Rises</em></strong> Rating

Thanks to Collider for pointing out this bit of minutia. Though the film may be tweaked and slightly re-edited before its theatrical debut, the rating is very unlikely to change.

B. Alan Orange