Power Rangers (2017)

Morphin' into a powerful force.

Overall C-

A group of high school students are morphed into super hero and use their powers to save the world. The characters of cartoon and video game fame are Kimberly Hart / The Pink Ranger (Naomi Scott), Trini / The Yellow Ranger (Becky G.), Jason Lee Scott / The Red Ranger (Dacre Montgomery), Billy Cranston / The Blue Ranger (RJ Cyler) and Zack Taylor / The Black Ranger (Ludi Lin).

Release date March 24, 2017

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

Why is Power Rangers (2017) rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Power Rangers (2017) PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, language, and for some crude humor.

Run Time: 124 minutes

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Power Rangers (2017)
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Power Rangers (2017) rated PG-13? Power Rangers (2017) is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, language, and for some crude humor.

Violence: This film contains frequent depictions of violence and characters in peril.Teenagers engage in reckless and illegal behavior, including trying to out run a train. Car chases occur while characters are avoiding police/security guards.Vehicle accidents are shown. Frequent injuries are depicted, some with blood effects. Characters transform into grotesque creatures. Corpses are depicted. Battles and fist-fights are portrayed, some as practice, but most between superheroes-in-training and powerful enemies such as rock monsters, a golden giant and a villainess with super powers. A character is hit in the groin. Large machines and supernatural beings engage in conflict. Death, injury and property damage result from beating, stomping, hitting, crushing, explosion and turning things into dust. Weapon use includes guns, swords and supernatural powers. A character intent on getting gold swallows jewelry and rips teeth out of a living person (shown in silhouette). Bullying and teasing are depicted and discussed: incidents include knocking out a tooth, threatening to snap a wrist, head butting that results in unconsciousness, and using cell phones to share inappropriate pictures. A character under house arrest breaks the conditions of his parole and tampers with his electronic ankle bracelet. Parents argue with each other and their teenaged children. After trespassing, a character sets off an explosive that causes a landslide. A teen is worries that a friend is trying to commit suicide, and another is concerned about his ailing mother. A character says she loves killing and utters multiple death threats, hits and scratches another character and drops a bound teen off of a boat dock.

Sexual Content: A teen girl undresses (she is seen in her bra) and dives into a lake. Rude comments are made about milking a cow that turns out to be a bull. Some mild sexual innuendo is heard. Characters embracing. A teen mentions having complicated relationships that her parents can’t understand, and her friends ask if she is having “girlfriend” issues. A character vomits off-screen. A villainess is seen in scanty costumes. A urine sample is mentioned.

Profanity: Infrequent use of mild and moderate profanities, scatological slang, crude language and terms of deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A teenaged character drinks beer. Prescription medication is given to an ailing woman.

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Power Rangers (2017)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba PG Not Recommeded for Young Children, Violence.
Ontario PG Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children, Language May Offend, Some Scary Scenes.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Power Rangers (2017) is directed by Dean Israelite and stars Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, Naomi Scott .

This movie is based on characters from the Power Rangers franchise.

Home Video

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This movie borrows much from other films. For instance: An unlikely friendship develops between students in another detention class in the R-rated classic The Breakfast Club. Aliens build another place of power out of crystals in Superman. The Transformers features similar visual effects. And rock monsters play a role in Galaxy Quest.

Past attempts to bring these characters to the big screen can be seen in Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.