Passengers (2016) parents guide

Passengers (2016)

It’s a bad time to suffer from insomnia.

Overall B

The passengers on board a spacecraft travelling to a distant colony, are supposed to hibernate throughout the duration of the trip. Unfortunately something goes wrong, and two of them (Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence) are awakened 90 years before their expected arrival.

Release date December 21, 2016

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

Why is Passengers (2016) rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Passengers (2016) PG-13 for sexuality, nudity and action/peril.

Run Time: 116 minutes

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Passengers (2016)
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Passengers (2016) rated PG-13? Passengers (2016) is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexuality, nudity and action/peril.

A character is injured when a piece of mechanical debris lodges in an arm, some blood is seen. An angry character attacks another with punches, kicks and threats with a crowbar: no major injuries result. A character is ill and coughs up blood. A dead corpse is seen. Characters are in frequent peril, including being disoriented and untethered in space, and facing life and death dilemmas. Suicide is contemplated.

Sexual Content:
Brief sexual activity between a man and woman is seen in three scenes without explicit nudity. Other scenes include some mild sexual innuendo, sensuality, embracing and kissing. A female character is seen in a revealing swimsuit. Male buttock nudity is seen in non-sexual situations. A woman undresses while a man’s back is turned.

Infrequent use of mild and moderate profanities, along with scatological slang.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
Principle characters frequently drink alcohol, often to relieve stress.

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Passengers (2016)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Nudity, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Sexually Suggestive Scene.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children.
Ontario PG Sexual Content, Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Passengers (2016) is directed by Morten Tyldum and stars Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen .

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