Picture from The Fourth Kind
Overall C-

If you have ever considered vacationing in the Arctic Circle, you may be in for an experience that's out of this world! Or so psychologist Dr. Abigail Tyler (Milla Jovovich) discovers when she treats several patients with similar experiences in her Nome, Alaska office. She discovers a large number of people who seem to have had an encounter of The Fourth Kind (meaning they have been abducted by aliens).

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violent/disturbing images, some terror, thematic elements and brief sexuality.

Why is The Fourth Kind rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Fourth Kind is rated PG-13 for for violent/disturbing images, some terror, thematic elements and brief sexuality.

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The film opens with a scene of passion (depicting kissing and bare shoulders) involving a married couple. It is quickly followed by the portrayal of a brutal stabbing. During therapy sessions, patients experience different levels of emotional and physical distress, which includes writhing and screaming while under hypnosis. Other shrieks and moans are heard during encounters with aliens, along with the portrayal of violent bodily contortions. A character is threatened with a spinning, drill-like device. Police video records the murder/suicide of a family. Officers are shown with drawn guns. Family tensions between grieving adults and children are shown. Other suicide and missing person incidents are discussed. A photo of a man who committed suicide is seen. The script contains numerous profanities, terms of Deity and some mild sexual innuendo.

The Fourth Kind
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Disturbing Content
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Young Children.Frightening Scenes.
Ontario 14A Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+ Horror.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A