Escape From Planet Earth parents guide

Escape From Planet Earth

Overall B-

Scorch Supernova (voice of Brendan Fraser) may have universal superhero status, but there is one place he hasn't tried his feats of dare-doing: Earth. After his rescue mission to the blue planet goes wrong, his brother (voice by Rob Corddry) sets off to try and rescue him.

Release date February 14, 2013

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

Why is Escape From Planet Earth rated PG? The MPAA rated Escape From Planet Earth PG for action and some mild rude humor.

Run Time: 89 minutes

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Escape From Planet Earth
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Escape From Planet Earth rated PG? Escape From Planet Earth is rated PG by the MPAA for action and some mild rude humor.

Violence: Characters engage in frequent cartoon violence including punching, threats, shooting, kicking and hitting. A man is repeatedly hit in the face with a broom. Characters use blast tape to blow things up. A man is surrounded by armed characters and hauled off to jail. Vehicles are blown up. A woman is tied up. Characters are shot with tranquilizer darts and jailed, or frozen in glass containers. Characters fall from the sky without parachutes. A man creates a huge weapon designed to blow up planets. A character is chased by a throng of angry animals. A scorpion bites a character on the lip. After punching a man in the face, the attacker says it feels great to punch.

Sexual Content: A painting of a nude couple hangs in a man’s office. A couple kisses. A man misrepresents himself in an online dating service. Brief sexual jokes include comments about probing and don’t ask don’t tell. A man is seen wearing only a towel. Later the towel blows away.

Language: The script contains a couple of terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.

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Escape From Planet Earth
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba PG Violence
Ontario PG Some Scary Scenes, Cartoon Action/Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Escape From Planet Earth is directed by Callan Brunker and stars Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, James Gandolfini, Jessica Alba.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Escape From Planet Earth movie is June 4, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Escape From Planet Earth

Release Date:  4 June 2013

Escape From Planet Earth releases to home video (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- Commentary with director Cal Brunker

- The Making of Escape From Planet Earth

- Alternate Takes and Deleted Scenes

- Music Featurettes from Delta Rae, Owl City and Cody Simpson

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