Next parents guide


Overall C+

The FBI is desperately looking for ways to stop America's enemies before they strike. That's why they want Cris Johnson (Nicolas Cage) -- not because he's a potential terrorist, but because he has the ability to see into the future.

Release date April 26, 2007

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

Why is Next rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Next PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, and some language.

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Next rated PG-13? Next is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violent action, and some language.

Action and peril are mixed with a few quiet moments of contemplation and romance as Nicholas Cage plays a man who is able to see a couple of minutes into the future. Violence is the biggest concern with countless people being shot and killed. A captive person is forced to wear an explosive vest that is detonated (we see this happen from a distance), and a man is captured and forcibly interrogated with a device that holds his eyelids open. Language includes infrequent moderate profanities and the mouthed and partial use of a sexual expletive. A man and woman, who have only known each other for a short while, have a sexual relationship—we only see them lying in bed afterward. A brief shot of a man reading a pornographic magazine (with what appears to be partially obscured topless women on the cover) is shown. Other possible content concerns include gambling portrayed in a casino environment, a man who appears to begin each day with a martini, as well as cigarette smoking by a principal and secondary character.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language
Alberta 14A
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Language May OffendCoarse Language. Not recommended for young children.-----
Quebec 13+
Martimes PG Coarse Language. Not recommended for young children.
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Next"

Cast and Crew

Next is directed by and stars Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Next movie is September 24, 2007. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 25 September 2007

Now, with the DVD release of Next, you too can fast-forward or replay the future! Along with the movie, the disc offers the following featurettes: Making the Best Next Thing, Visualizing the Next Thing, The Next "Grand" Idea and Two Minutes in the Future with Jessica Biel. Audio tracks are available in both Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround and Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, French, Portuguese and Spanish), with subtitles in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.

Related home video titles:

Hearts in Atlantis tells another story about a man whom authorities want because he is able to see into the future. Clockstoppers is a more family-friendly sci-fi about a boy who can slow down time. Nicholas Cage is also on the run in National Treasure.