Oblivion parents guide


Overall C+

Even though Earthlings won the war against an alien race, they lost their home. Now it is the job of Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) to watch over the uninhabitable sphere. But an unexpected discovery begins to change the way he sees the past and future of the deserted planet.

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

Why is Oblivion rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Oblivion PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, brief strong language, and some sensuality/nudity.

Run Time: 124 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Oblivion rated PG-13? Oblivion is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sci-fi action violence, brief strong language, and some sensuality/nudity.

Violence: A character experiences peril while flying through a lightening storm. He later rides a motorcycle without a helmet. A man’s foot is caught in a bear trap after being ambushed by attackers who shoot at him. A rope breaks while he tries to escape and he falls to the ground far below. Scenes of post-apocalyptic devastation are seen. A man is hit in the head with a gun butt resulting in a bloody facial injury. Characters throw punches, grapple and fire at one another on numerous occasions. A man is choked until he passes out. Drones fire on and kill humans, blowing their bodies to bits. A man holds a gun to a woman’s head. She is later shot in the stomach. Numerous explosions occur.

Sexual Content: Partial male and female back nudity is seen in a shower scene. Female buttock nudity is shown when a woman undresses and dives into a swimming pool. Brief suggestive scenes of sexuality are included. Unclothed characters are seen in a state of stasis. Couples kiss and embrace. Some brief crude content and innuendo is also included.

Language: The script contains infrequent scatological slang, vulgarities, profanities and one use of the sexual expletive.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A secondary character smokes a cigar. A female attempts to inject a medical solution into another character.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Oblivion"

Cast and Crew

Oblivion is directed by Joseph Kosinski and stars Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Oblivion movie is August 6, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Oblivion

Release Date: 6 August 2013

Oblivion releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- Feature Commentary with Tom Cruise and director Joseph Kosinski

- Deleted Scenes

- Isolated score

- Promise of a New World - The Making of Oblivion

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This movie comes from the creators of Tron: Legacy and Rise of the Planet of the Apes. A soldier sent to subdue an alien race also begins to questions the motives of his own people in Avatar. Other post-apocalypse tales include Planet Of The Apes (1968), WALL-E and After Earth.

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