|Video Release:||09 Aug 2011|
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Why Is Mars Needs Moms Rated PG?
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.