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Battleship

"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. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B+
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 132
Theater Release: 18 May 2012
Video Release: 28 Aug 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Battleship Rated PG-13?


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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