Skyline parents guide


Overall C-

A strange blue light is the first signal that an alien life form has contacted Earth, yet anyone who looks at it is sucked towards its source. When huge spacecrafts also begin smashing into urban areas, a small group of people suspects these new arrivals may not be human friendly.

Release date November 12, 2010

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

Why is Skyline rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Skyline PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some language, and brief sexual content.

Run Time: 93 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Skyline rated PG-13? Skyline is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some language, and brief sexual content.

Violence: Aliens descend on a city, causing explosions, destroying property and hunting down humans. A man with a gun fires several shots. Humans are sucked up into the alien ship. Characters are decapitated, blown up and thrown from rooftops. Planes engage in midair fighting. A man attacks an alien with an ax. A helicopter crashes into a building. A man sets off an explosion with a gas stovetop and cigarette lighter. Characters are killed and discarded inside the body of the alien ship.

Sexual Content: Women wear sheer or low cut clothing and bikinis. A girl is seen wearing only a towel. There is implied sexual activity between two male characters as well as men and women. A couple kisses. Characters exchange sexual banter. Innuendos are present in the script.

Language: The dialogue includes a strong sexual expletive along with infrequent scatological slang, vulgarities and profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters engage in social drinking on numerous occasions in social settings. Characters smoke, sometimes to relieve stress.

Other: Partygoers spy on neighbors with a high-powered telescope.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children.
Ontario 14A Violence.
Quebec 13+ horror
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Skyline is directed by Colin Strause, Greg Strause and stars Eric Balfour, Donald Faison, Scottie Thompson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Skyline movie is March 22, 2011. Here are some details…

Skyline releases to DVD and Blu-ray on March 22, 2011, with the following bonus extras:

- Commentary by directors Greg and Colin Strause

- Commentary with co-writer/producer Liam O’Donnell and co-writer Joshua Cordes

- Deleted, Extended, and Alternate Scenes

- Pre-viz clips

- Trailers

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Unfriendly aliens have human beings running scared in these films as well: War of the Worlds, Invasion, Independence Day and The Arrival.