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"You sunk my Battleship!" The legendary game becomes a movie but the opponent is not what you would expect. The crew of a U.S. battleship finds what appears to be the first sign of alien life on Earth but before they can investigate monstrous machines and mechanical weapons begin attacking -- first by sea and then by land.
Why Is Battleship Rated PG-13?
Battleship is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, action and destruction, and for language.
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Violence: Alien attacks result in huge explosions that destroy ships, roadways, buildings, a military base and much of a downtown area. It also causes thousands of deaths and injuries. Numerous bloody wounds and dead bodies are seen. Soldiers return fire, resulting in more explosions. Aliens make threatening gestures to children and adult characters. A character breaks into a business and is later shot repeatedly with a Taser (injuries are shown). A man is kicked in the face during a soccer game. Characters engage in hand-to-hand combat. War amputees in a military hospital undergo rehabilitation. One character deals with anger issues. Gory and often grotesque images are depicted.
Sexual Content: A couple kisses on several occasions. A woman wears a bikini top and other low cut clothing.
Language: The script contains numerous profanities, scatological slang, terms of Deity and some slurs.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A man drinks numerous bottles of beer and other liquor in a bar, and then acts irresponsibly.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Battleship
Release Date: 28 August 2012
Battleship releases to home video in a Blu-ray/DVD/UV Digital Copy package. Bonus extras include:
- Preparing for Battle
- All Hands on Deck: The Cast
- Engage in Battle
- Alternate ending pre-visualization with commentary by Peter Berg
- The Visual Effects of Battleship
- All Access with Director Peter Berg
- USS Missouri VIP Tour
- Commander Pete
- Second Screen functionalities including Alien Tech 3D Model Turntable Explosions