The Invasion parents guide

The Invasion

Overall B

What at first appears to be a disease turns out to be something more sinister -- and alien. As the ailment reaches epidemic proportions, a psychiatrist (Nicole Kidman) tries to find a way to stop the invasion, and protect herself and her young son (Jackson Bond).

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

Why is The Invasion rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Invasion PG-13 for violence, disturbing images and terror.

Run Time: 99 minutes

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The Invasion
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Invasion rated PG-13? The Invasion is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence, disturbing images and terror.

Violence runs rampant in the streets of Washington DC in this film about a virus that infects Earth. The contaminated Space Shuttle is shown breaking into fragments that fall across the United States. After becoming infected, people become emotionless and aggressively pursue those who have not succumbed to the disease. Conflicts involving hand-to-hand fighting result as people are held down and vomited upon to spread the germs. One character uses a gun to shoot her opponents (we see the attackers from a blurred viewpoint). Dramatic car accidents are depicted, including a pedestrian who is hit by a speeding vehicle. A dog attacks a child, and a desperate couple is shown jumping from a building to escape the attackers. Some corpses of humans and animals are seen (some blood is shown). Sexual content is limited to a woman in underwear, and a couple kissing. Language includes a couple of moderate scatological references, as well as infrequent mild profanities and terms of deity. Some racial comments are exchanged. Desperate use of pharmaceutical drugs is depicted when a character struggles to stay awake. Social drinking is depicted.

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The Invasion
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Not recommended for children, Violence.
Ontario 14A VIOLENCE. DISTURBING CONTENT.
Quebec G
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

News About "The Invasion"

Cast and Crew

The Invasion is directed by and stars Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam, Jackson Bond..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Invasion movie is January 8, 2008. Here are some details…

The Invasion breaks into the DVD market with an abundance of documentaries (We’ve Been Snatched Before: Invasion in Media History) and featurettes (A New Story, On the Set, and Snatched). Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French and Spanish), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

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Alien invasions are common in Hollywood movies. Check out these titles for other times when mankind has been threatened by extra-terrestrial forces: The Arrival, War of the Worlds 2005 (also the 1953 version and Signs. Jodie Foster is another mother who fights to find her daughter who has gone missing on a huge airplane in Flightplan.