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I Am Number Four

Striving to blend in with the other students in his high school, a young man (Alex Pettyfer) with supernatural powers discovers he is next on the hit list of his powerful enemies who are systematically eliminating a group of alien teens. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B+
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 110
Theater Release: 18 Feb 2011
Video Release: 24 May 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is I Am Number Four Rated PG-13?


Violence: Huge, hideous alien creatures and tattooed killers descend on a small town intent on murdering the newest transfer student. Their fights involve hand-to-hand combat, explosives, guns, knives and a small gadget with rotating blades that mutilates a person’s internal organs when ingested. Other characters are chased, choked and burned. Some are also attacked, shot, thrown against the wall and briefly kidnapped. Students are bullied at school. Buildings are burned or blown up. Grisly scenes of bloody victims and decapitated heads are depicted in a carnival’s haunted house. A man bleeds profusely after being stabbed. Other depictions of blood and injuries involving people and animals are briefly shown.

Sexual Content: An obsessive boyfriend tries to win a girl back. Kissing and embracing is shown between teens. Brief, mild sexual innuendo is also included.

Language: The script contains nearly two-dozen profanities, scatological slang and terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: An adult couple has drinks with dinner.

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