Planet 51 parents guide

Planet 51

Overall B-

We've seen plenty of movies where aliens arrive on Earth to a hostile welcome from fearful humans. But have you ever wondered how the inhabitants of other worlds would feel about us if we dropped in from the sky? Well, on Planet 51, that is exactly what happens!

Release date November 20, 2009

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

Why is Planet 51 rated PG? The MPAA rated Planet 51 PG for mild sci-fi action and some suggestive humor.

Run Time: 91 minutes

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Planet 51
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Planet 51 rated PG? Planet 51 is rated PG by the MPAA for mild sci-fi action and some suggestive humor.

This animated film includes depictions of alien attacks, soldiers being vaporized, weapon use, destroyed buildings and massive explosions. Characters fear being brainwashed or eaten, causing one child to vomit. A man’s fingers are caught in a car door and he is pulled down the street. Characters with guns destroy a bowling alley and other places of business. Alien visitors are shot at and locked in cages. Soldiers are given orders to shoot one another and later they are subjected to electrocution. Two men have their brains surgically removed and another man is threatened with the same fate. The script contains suggestive comments about male and female anatomy, mating practices and suppositories. As well there are portrayals of misinterpreted actions between two men. A brief, veiled reference to sodomy is made along with other sexual innuendo. Characters’ naked buttocks are seen momentarily. The script contains some name-calling and a profanity.

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Planet 51
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence.
Alberta G
Manitoba G Violence.
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video G

News About "Planet 51"

Cast and Crew

Planet 51 is directed by and stars Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Jessica Biel.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Planet 51 movie is March 9, 2010. Here are some details…

Release Date: 9 March 2010
Planet 51 releases on DVD with the following extras:
-Want More Fun?
- Life On Planet 51 - Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
- Exclusive Fun “Run Rover Run” Game!
- Animation Progression Reels
- Planetarium - The Voice Stars of Planet 51
- Music Video Montage
- Extended Scenes
- The World of Planet 51 - Explore the Sights and Sounds of Planet 51

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This film gives the nod to several other sci-fi and classic films by re-enacting scenes from them. See if you can find the depictions that are similar to Wall-E, War of the Worlds and Singin’ In The Rain. When E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is accidentally left behind after a visit to Earth, he meets with a similar welcome to what Chuck experiences on Planet 51.

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