Movie Ratings, Family Movie Reviews & More!

Still shot from the movie: After Earth.

After Earth

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 115
Theater Release: 31 May 2013
Video Release: 08 Oct 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
See Canadian Ratings
How We Determine Our Grades

Why Is After Earth Rated PG-13?

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.

Join the Conversation

About the Reviewer: Kerry Bennett

© One Voice Communications Ltd. | About Parent Previews | FAQ | Making the Grades | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact