Picture from Apollo 18
Overall C-

Alleging to include actual footage shot by astronauts during a secret lunar space landing, Apollo 18 exposes the dark secrets that caused the cancelation of future trips to the moon in this documentary-style horror film.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some disturbing sequences, and language.

Talk to your kids about…

Apollo 18

How do astronauts deal with limited space and feeling of isolation? Why is communication with the space station and the orbiting rocket so important? How does Ben feel when he believes they are being abandoned? Why does he think of his family?

What accounts for the popularity of this type of storytelling that involves documentary-style footage? Why are conspiracy theories often associated with the space or other government programs?

How do inaccuracies or plot holes distract from a film?