Picture from The Fourth Kind
Overall C-

If you have ever considered vacationing in the Arctic Circle, you may be in for an experience that's out of this world! Or so psychologist Dr. Abigail Tyler (Milla Jovovich) discovers when she treats several patients with similar experiences in her Nome, Alaska office. She discovers a large number of people who seem to have had an encounter of The Fourth Kind (meaning they have been abducted by aliens).

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violent/disturbing images, some terror, thematic elements and brief sexuality.

Talk to your kids about…

The Fourth Kind

Abigail and other psychiatrists in this film use hypnotherapy as part of their treatment plan. What impact does it have on her patients? How does the doctor lead them through the process? To learn more about this practice, visit the University of Maryland Medical Center.

What stresses do front line care providers face that are different from those encountered by the general public? What effect might this have on their physical and emotional wellbeing?

How are aliens portrayed in this film? Does it differ from other depictions? Why is it often scarier to not see actual extraterrestrials?