Monsters vs. Aliens parents guide

Monsters vs. Aliens

Overall B-

The inhabitants of the Earth are in grave danger from an outer space visitor who announces his intention to annihilate everyone. Yet when the President looks for an army to combat the threat, he is surprised by the suggestion he use a group of strange creatures that have been collected over the years and held in a detention facility. But desperate times call for desperate measures, so it is decided the battle will be Monsters vs. Aliens.

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

Why is Monsters vs. Aliens rated PG? The MPAA rated Monsters vs. Aliens PG for sci-fi action, some crude humor and mild language.

Run Time: 95 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Monsters vs. Aliens rated PG? Monsters vs. Aliens is rated PG by the MPAA for sci-fi action, some crude humor and mild language.

Susan’s life changes when a meteorite hits her on her wedding day. In addition to growing several stories tall, she is attacked by soldiers, tranquilized, tied up and imprisoned at a secure site. Later she is chased by aliens, as well as hit, pushed, and nearly crushed by a robot. Battles between humans and aliens include guns, missiles, bombs and the threat of nuclear weapons. Other characters are crushed, dropped, injured or ingested by a blob-like figure. A robot is decapitated by a bridge support beam. Armed clones prepare to invade the planet. A large ship explodes in mid-air. A helicopter crashes and burns. A man slaps a girl who later rescues him after he breaks an ankle. Buildings, vehicles, and a bridge are destroyed. The script contains infrequent mild profanities, a vulgar term for female anatomy and other mild crude humor. Agents pass through a security measure than includes a scan of their bare buttocks. A man soils his pants. A character is given a wedgie.

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Monsters vs. Aliens
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Monsters vs. Aliens is directed by and stars Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Seth Rogen, Rainn Wilson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Monsters vs. Aliens movie is September 29, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: 29 September 2009

Monsters vs. Aliens on DVD (Single Disc) is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French and Spanish) and Dolby Digital 2.0 (English). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish. Bonus materials include:

- Featurette: Modern Monster Movie Making and The Tech of Monsters VS. Aliens

- Deleted Scenes: Monger’s Plan, War Room Turns on Monsters and If You Don’t Know.

- DWA Music Video Juke Box

- Filmmaker Commentary

- Sneak Peeks: How To Train Your Dragon, Shrek The Musical, Kung Fu Panda World, The Penguins of Madagascar, Shrek The Halls and Secrets of the Furious Five.

- Activision Game trailer for Monsters VS. Aliens

Monsters vs Aliens [Ginormous Double DVD Pack (2 discs) is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French and Spanish) and Dolby Digital 2.0 (English). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish. Ginormous extras include:

- Featurette: Modern Monster Movie Making and The Tech of Monsters VS. Aliens

- Deleted Scenes: Monger’s Plan, War Room Turns on Monsters and If You Don’t Know.

- DWA Music Video Juke Box

- Filmmaker Commentary

- Sneak Peeks: How To Train Your Dragon, Shrek The Musical, Kung Fu Panda World, The Penguins of Madagascar, Shrek The Halls and Secrets of the Furious Five.

- Activision Game trailer for Monsters VS. Aliens

- B.O.B.‘S Big Break (in 3D & 2D)

Other Features: Karaoke Music Party and Paddle Ball Game in Monster 3D

- DVD-Rom: Activision Game demo for Monsters VS. Aliens (with cheat code)

- Creature Feature Fun Factory

- Kung Fu Panda World

- Shrekster.com

- MonstersVsAliens.com

- DreamWorksAnimation.com

- Four pairs of 3-D glasses

Monsters vs Aliens on Blu-ray offers audio tracks in Dolby TrueHD 5.1 (English) and Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish and French). Extras include:

- Featurette: Modern Monster Movie Making and The Tech of Monsters VS. Aliens

- Deleted Scenes: Monger’s Plan, War Room Turns on Monsters and If You Don’t Know.

- DWA Music Video Juke Box

- Filmmaker Commentary

- Sneak Peeks: How To Train Your Dragon, Shrek The Musical, Kung Fu Panda World, The Penguins of Madagascar, Shrek The Halls and Secrets of the Furious Five.

- Activision Game trailer for Monsters VS. Aliens

- B.O.B.‘S Big Break (in 3D & 2D)

Other Features: Karaoke Music Party and Paddle Ball Game in Monster 3D

- DVD-Rom: Activision Game demo for Monsters VS. Aliens (with cheat code)

- Creature Feature Fun Factory

- Kung Fu Panda World

- Shrekster.com

- MonstersVsAliens.com

- DreamWorksAnimation.com

- Four pairs of 3-D glasses

- Animators’ Corner Picture-In-Picture

- Trivia Track

- Four pairs of 3-D glasses

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