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Cowboys and Aliens

It appears visitors from other worlds have been abducting humans for longer than we might have thought. Set in 1873, Cowboys and Aliens chronicles the close encounters of a Wild West rancher (Harrison Ford) and a cowboy who can't remember the past (Daniel Craig). (Olivia Wilde plays the love interest.) Hey-- Don't laugh! This script takes itself very seriously. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: D
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 118
Theater Release: 29 Jul 2011
Video Release: 06 Dec 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Cowboys and Aliens is rated PG-13: for intense sequences of western and sci-fi action and violence, some partial nudity and a brief crude reference.

Director: Jon Favreau
Cast: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde
Studio: 2011 Universal Pictures
Website: Official site for Cowboys and Aliens.

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Why Is Cowboys and Aliens Rated PG-13?

Violence: Characters frequently engage in fist and gunfights, which often result in bloody injuries or… 
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Mixing genres isn’t uncommon. Romantic comedies (When In Rome), horror thrillers (The Village),… 
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