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Overall B-

Like many adolescents, Milo (voice of Seth Green) sometimes gets tired of being told what to do by his mother (voice of Joan Cusack). But when Martians swoop down from space and kidnap his mom to raise their own kids, he hitches a ride in an effort to rescue her.

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

MPAA Rating: PG for sci-fi action and peril.

Why is Mars Needs Moms rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Mars Needs Moms is rated PG for for sci-fi action and peril.

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: A woman, depicted as a character’s mother, is seen in a glass capsule with a large injection needle pointing at her head; when the sun rises and shines through the capsule, the woman inside dies and disappears. (This same scene is repeated at another point, but the woman involved escapes.) A firing squad scenario is depicted using sci-fi laser-type guns. A young girl puts graffiti on buildings. Characters are abducted. A character’s home is destroyed, and the burnt and damaged contents are seen. A substance on a character’s head lights on fire.

Sexual Content: Depiction of naked Martian infants.

Language: One mild expletive.

Drugs/Alcohol: None noted.

Mars Needs Moms
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG Some Scary Scenes, Cartoon/Animation Action.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG