Independence Day: Resurgence parents guide

Independence Day: Resurgence

A second fight for freedom.

Overall B-

Despite their best efforts to prepare in the case of a second alien attack, mankind still finds themselves vulnerable when the inevitable strike happens. Now it is up to just a few (Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Jessie Usher) to try to save the many.

Release date June 24, 2016

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

Why is Independence Day: Resurgence rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Independence Day: Resurgence PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and destruction, and for some language.

Run Time: 120 minutes

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Why is Independence Day: Resurgence rated PG-13? Independence Day: Resurgence is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of sci-fi action and destruction, and for some language.

Violence: All of mankind is in danger from space invaders. The aliens are portrayed as ugly monsters with no redeeming qualities – their deaths are graphically depicted with grotesque images and abundant body fluids. Humans engage the enemy with gun battles, dogfights, large scale weapons and hand to hand confrontations were machetes use and choking are shown. Numerous deaths are implied along with massive property destruction and enormous explosions. A powerful force sucks up moons and planets, large cities and oceans that further endanger lives with falling debris, tidal waves and crushing. Children lives are also in peril. The skulls of dead aliens are seen, along with some human corpses and taxidermy animals. The deaths of family members and loved ones are discussed or shown. Feelings of revenge are expressed. A character punches another. Reckless acts and defying of orders are depicted. A suicide mission is undertaken.

Sexual Content: Mild sexual innuendo and remarks are heard. A character is shown urinating. Characters embracing and kiss. A man in a hospital gown exposes his backside and his underwear is seen.

Language: The script includes frequent mild and moderate profanity, scatological slang and terms of deity used as expletives. A crude sexual finger gesture is shown.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters get drunk when they fear the world is about to end and they are about to die.

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Independence Day: Resurgence
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Independence Day: Resurgence is directed by Roland Emmerich and stars Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Jessie Usher.

From the Studio: We always knew they were coming back. After 'Independence Day' redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global spectacle on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens' advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction. Written by 20th Century Fox

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Independence Day: Resurgence movie is October 18, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Independence Day: Resurgence
Release Date: 18 October 2016
Independence Day: Resurgence releases to home video (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD or SteelBook: Blu-ray/DVD) with the following special features:
- Eight Deleted Scenes with Audio Commentary by Roland Emmerich
- The War of 1996
- It’s Early, ABQ!
- Another Day: The Making of Independence Day: Resurgence
- Gag Reel
- Audio Commentary by Roland Emmerich
- Concept Art
- Theatrical Trailers and TV Spot

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This movie is the sequel to Independence Day. Aliens also try to take over the world in The 5th Wave, War of The Worlds and The Day the Earth Stood Still.

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