Picture from Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Overall B+

Just when they think they have gotten the whole super-hero thing figured out, the Fantastic Four (Michael Chiklis, Jessica Alba, Ioan Gruffudd, Chris Evans) find their skills challenged by the Silver Surfer (Doug Jones). And worse yet, it turns out the chrome surfer dude is only the opening act for an even bigger player--Galactus!

Violence C+
Sexual Content B
Profanity B
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: PG for sequences of action violence, some mild language and innuendo.

Talk to your kids about…

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

A character in this film decides it is better to harm others than let someone he loves get hurt. When are we justified in using force to protect others? How do “bullies” sometimes use tactics to convince us others will be harmed if we don’t do what they ask?

Characters in this film wrestle with the obligation to use their power for good knowing it will attract publicity versus the temptation to go into hiding so they can live “normal” lives. In reality, what types of people attract most of the media’s attention? Are they usually doing things that will better our society?