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The Core

Combing through piles of data on unusual natural phenomena following the stoppage, a university professor uncovers the grave fact that Earth's total destruction by solar radiation is only months away. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: A-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 135
Theater Release: 28 Mar 2003
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Core is rated PG-13: for sci-fi life/death situations and brief strong language

Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci

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