Nine Lives parents guide

Nine Lives

An out-of-body experience.

Overall A-

When a businessman (Kevin Spacey) mysteriously finds himself trapped inside the body a ca and gets adopted by his own family, he has the unusual opportunity to see his life through feline eyes.

Release date August 5, 2016

Violence B
Sexual Content A
Profanity B+
Substance Use B

Why is Nine Lives rated PG? The MPAA rated Nine Lives PG for thematic elements, language and some rude humor.

Run Time: 87 minutes

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Nine Lives
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Nine Lives rated PG? Nine Lives is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic elements, language and some rude humor.

Violence: A character appears to be considering suicide, but we soon recognize that’s not the intent. A cat attacks people, leaving claw marks and fur. Adults verbally argue and engage in business confrontations. After an accident, a character is left clinging to the railing of a building and falls a distance; the sustained injuries leave the character in a coma. A cat faces a life threatening situation.

Sexual Content: A character views his wife undressing; we very briefly see her shoulder and lower leg; other than longing for her affection no sexual innuendo is included. Characters embrace and kiss. A character threatens to have a cat “fixed”.

Language: Two partial mild expletives and a couple of other mild terms are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A cat drinks hard liquor and is later seen staggering about.

Other: The script includes some brief scatological humor involving a cat using a litter box and an animal urinating on a rug.

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Nine Lives
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario PG Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Nine Lives is directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and stars Robbie Amell, Kevin Spacey, Teddy Sears, Jennifer Garner.

From the Studio: Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) is a daredevil billionaire at the top of his game. His eponymous company FireBrand is nearing completion on its greatest achievement to date - the tallest skyscraper in the northern hemisphere. But Tom's workaholic lifestyle has disconnected him from his family, particularly his beautiful wife Lara (Jennifer Garner) and his adoring daughter Rebecca (Malina Weissman). Rebecca's 11th birthday is here, and she wants the gift she wants every year, a cat. Tom hates cats, but he is without a gift and time is running out. His GPS directs him to a mystical pet store brimming with odd and exotic cats- where the store's eccentric owner- Felix Perkins (Christopher Walken), presents him with a majestic tomcat, named Mr. Fuzzypants. En route to his daughter's party, Tom has a terrible accident. When he regains consciousness he discovers that somehow, he has become trapped inside the body of the cat. Adopted by his own family, he begins to experience what life is truly like... Written by EuropaCorp

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Nine Lives movie is November 1, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Nine Lives
Release Date: 1 November 2016
Nine Lives releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Letting the Cat Out of the Bag: The Making of Nine Lives
- Russian for Herding Cats

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Another man’s mind is transferred into the body a dog in the movie The Shaggy Dog (2006), the remake of The Shaggy Dog (1959) and its sequel The Shaggy D.A. (1976). A mom and her teen daughter trade bodies in Freaky Friday.

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