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Overall B

Man was forced to flee Earth over 1000 years ago because the planet's plants and animals had become inhospitable to humans. Now Cypher Raige and his teenaged son Kitai (Will and Jaden Smith) have crash-landed in the hostile environment and it will take all their wits to survive.

Violence C-
Sexual Content A
Profanity B+
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action violence and some disturbing images

Why is After Earth rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: After Earth is rated PG-13 for for sci-fi action violence and some disturbing images

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Characters are killed or injured in a spaceship crash. Numerous dead bodies are seen. Scenes of pollution, floods and riots are shown. A monstrous creature kills and impales humans on tree branches or other objects (one scene of such an attack is replayed several times). A ship is battered during an asteroid storm. Animals hunt and attack other animals and humans. A man performs surgery on himself; blood is depicted. A character nearly freezes to death. Brief explicit fighting between a creature and humans involves blood and disturbing images. Characters experience peril on several occasions.

Sexual Content: Brief embracing or kissing is depicted between family members.

Language: Mild cursing is used a couple of times in the script.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Medicinal drugs are administered by injection for life saving purposes.

After Earth
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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