Battle: Los Angeles rating info

Battle: Los Angeles

Overall C-

Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez and Bridget Moynahan star in this action sci-fi. When Los Angeles comes under attack, a Marine platoon is sent out to stop the invasion and keep aliens from taking over the town.

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

Why is Battle: Los Angeles rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Battle: Los Angeles PG-13 for sustained and intense sequences of war violence and destruction, and for language.

Run Time: 112 minutes

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Battle: Los Angeles
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Why is Battle: Los Angeles rated PG-13? Battle: Los Angeles is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sustained and intense sequences of war violence and destruction, and for language.

Violence: Ammunition exchanges and explosions are rampant in this story with beaches, buildings and humans repeatedly fired upon. Dead and burned bodies are frequently seen. Characters use rifles, grenades, missiles and other weapons to fight the aliens who return fire. Characters rip open the body of an alien in an attempt to find a way to kill it. A ship is overturned and begins to burn. After loading passengers, a helicopter is hit and explodes. Bloody depictions include head injuries and a fatal bullet wound. A character is crushed by a falling car. A man dies after detonating a charge of explosives. Pools of blood are seen on the floor of a bus. A man falls from a bridge deck to his death on a cement surface below. Soldiers search the bodies of the dead for ammunition and supplies.

Sexual Content: Brief jokes are made about a man’s virginity.

Language: The script contains non-stop profanities, scatological slang, terms of Deity and one strong sexual expletive.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Off-duty soldiers drink large amounts of alcohol. One man becomes sick and vomits.

Other: A recruit visits the grave of a dead soldier and has a one-sided conversation. A man is under psychiatric care after returning from a war zone. Soldiers go through pre-battle rituals including writing letters to loved ones and reading religious books.

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Battle: Los Angeles
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Children, Violence.
Ontario 14A Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

News About "Battle: Los Angeles"

Cast and Crew

Battle: Los Angeles is directed by Jonathan Liebesman and stars Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Battle: Los Angeles movie is June 14, 2011. Here are some details…

Battle: Los Angeles releases to home video on June 14, 2011. The movie is available in three packages:

Battle: Los Angeles on DVD

- Featurettes: Behind The Battle, Aliens in LA, Preparing for Battle and Creating L.A. in LA

Battle: Los Angeles on Blu-ray Disc

- Exclusive playable game demo of the first-person shooter PS3 game Resistance®3

- Command Control - Command and control your viewing experience by watching Picture-in- Picture, Storyboard Comparisons and Battle Points within the context of the movie.

- Featurettes: Behind The Battle, Aliens in LA, Preparing for Battle and Creating L.A. in LA

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Battle: Los Angeles: Blu-ray Disc/DVD Combo Pack

- Command Control - Command and control your viewing experience by watching Picture-in-Picture, Storyboard Comparisons and Battle Points within the context of the movie.

- Featurettes: Behind The Battle, Aliens in LA, Preparing for Battle and Creating L.A. in LA

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