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After the crash landing of a NASA probe, Central America is quarantined because of contamination by alien life forms. Six years later photojournalist Andrew Kaulder (Scoot McNairy) is sent to investigate these "monsters." He is also asked to track down his boss's daughter (Whitney Able) and escort her safely back to America.

MPAA Rating: R for language.

Why is Monsters rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Monsters is rated R for for language.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Brief portrayals of graphic violence

- Infrequent portrayals of gun and alien violence (no blood shown).

- Infrequent portrayals of corpses (some blood and detail shown).

- Infrequent portrayals of frightening monsters.

- Some scenes may frighten young children.

- Suspenseful situations.

- Occasional disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and profanity.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Portrayal of alcohol consumption and drunkenness.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Violence
Alberta 14A for frightening content and coarse language.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children.
Ontario PG Language May Offend. Some Scary Scenes.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
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