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Terminator Salvation (movie)

Violent PG-13 movies: Which ones are the bloodiest?

This week's comprehensive study of how violent PG-13 films have become -- gunplay has tripled in such films in the last 30 years, and PG-13 movies are now more violent than R-rated releases -- did not single out specific films. But in reviewing the 945 top-grossing films since 1950, the researchers behind the report for the American Academy of Pediatrics did identify several PG-13 titles that had a noticeably higher level of violent acts per hour than other similarly rated movies.  Those blood-spattered works included "The Dark Knight," "Terminator Salvation," "Inception," "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," "Captain America:  The...