A Quiet Place: Day One gets unsurprising rating

The unveiling of the official rating for A Quiet Place: Day One comes as little surprise to fans eagerly awaiting its release. Scheduled to hit theaters on Friday, June 28, this latest installment in John Krasinski’s apocalyptic horror franchise serves as both a prequel and a threequel, delving into the origins of the harrowing sound-sensitive alien invasion.

Under the banner of Paramount Pictures, A Quiet Place: Day One boasts a stellar cast including Lupita Nyong’o of Black Panther fame, alongside Alex Wolff and Joseph Quinn, known for their roles in notable films like Hereditary and Fantastic Four, respectively.


As anticipation builds for the film’s debut, audiences can expect another thrilling and suspenseful journey into the terrifying world of A Quiet Place, offering fresh insights into the cataclysmic events that set the stage for the acclaimed series.


A Quiet Place: Day One’s Official Rating

The revelation from FilmRatings.com regarding A Quiet Place: Day One’s official PG-13 rating for “terror and violent content/bloody images” comes as no surprise to fans familiar with the franchise. Both the original A Quiet Place and its sequel, A Quiet Place Part II, also garnered PG-13 ratings for similar reasons, indicating a consistent tone across the series.

However, the subtle differences in the reasons provided for Day One’s rating suggest that while it may fall within the same rating category as its predecessors, it could offer a slightly different cinematic experience in terms of intensity.

Interestingly, while A Quiet Place Part II cited “disturbing images” as part of its PG-13 justification, A Quiet Place: Day One does not, hinting at potential nuances in the portrayal of terror and violence in the upcoming installment.

Nevertheless, the decision to maintain a PG-13 rating for the A Quiet Place universe underscores the filmmakers’ commitment to delivering gripping and suspenseful storytelling while appealing to a broad audience demographic.

For those unfamiliar with the ratings of the previous films, here’s a quick recap:

  • A Quiet Place (2018): Rated PG-13 for terror and some bloody images.
  • A Quiet Place Part II (2020): Rated PG-13 for terror, violence, and bloody/disturbing images.

As for what audiences can expect from A Quiet Place: Day One, the film promises to offer a fresh perspective on the alien invasion saga, focusing on the chaos and survival instincts of strangers banding together in the midst of the cataclysmic events unfolding in New York City.

The trailer provides tantalizing glimpses of the film’s premise, showcasing the initial moments of the invasion and the subsequent struggle for survival amidst military strikes and otherworldly threats. With a new setting and fresh challenges, Day One is poised to deliver another pulse-pounding cinematic experience when it hits theaters on Friday, June 28.