K-PAX parents guide


His he an alien or is he just crazy?

Overall B+

After Prot (Kevin Spacey) claims to be a visitor from the planet K-PAX, he's shuffled off to the Psychiatric Institute in Manhattan. There he's handed over to Dr. Mark Powell (Jeff Bridges) after failing to respond to the usual drug therapy.

Release date October 26, 2001

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

Why is K-PAX rated PG-13? The MPAA rated K-PAX PG-13

Run Time: 130 minutes

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Violence
Alberta PG Coarse Language
Manitoba Not Rated Mature Theme
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "K-PAX"

Cast and Crew

K-PAX is directed by Iain Softley and stars Kevin Spacey Jeff Bridges.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of K-PAX movie is March 26, 2002. Here are some details…

DVD Release Information: K=Pax

  • Studio: Universal
  • Theatrical release date: October 26, 2001
  • DVD release date: March 26, 2002
  • Runtime: 121 minutes
  • Production company: Universal
  • Package type: Keep case
  • Aspect ratio: Widescreen anamorphic - 2.35:1
  • DVD encoding: Region 1
  • Available audio tracks: English & French (Dolby Digital 5.1), English (DTS).
  • Available subtitles: English.
DVD Extras:
  • Deleted scenes
  • Alternate ending
  • Commentary by director Ian Softley
  • Making of featurette
  • Interviews with cast and crew

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Harvey presents another tale of a person with a possible deluded version of reality. For another sci-fi that claims/suggests we may not be the most intelligent things in the cosmos, check out Contact.