A Sound of Thunder parents guide

A Sound of Thunder

Overall C+

Dr. Travis Ryer (Edward Burns) works for Time Safari, a company that transports wealthy clients back to the Dinosaur age for hunting expeditions. When a breach in the rules causes history-changing ripples in the evolutionary process, the good doctor must work with the developer of the transport system (Catherine McCormack) to undo the deadly damage.

Release date September 1, 2005

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

Why is A Sound of Thunder rated PG-13? The MPAA rated A Sound of Thunder PG-13 for sci-fi violence, partial nudity and language.

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A Sound of Thunder
Rating & Content Info

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Why is A Sound of Thunder rated PG-13? A Sound of Thunder is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sci-fi violence, partial nudity and language.

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A Sound of Thunder
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A frightening scenes; violence.
Alberta PG Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children.-----
Quebec G Not recommended for children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Home Video

The most recent home video release of A Sound of Thunder movie is March 27, 2006. Here are some details…

A Sound of Thunder releases on DVD with barely a peep of marketing fanfare. The feature is presented in widescreen with an audio track available in English, Dolby Surround 5.1.

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Traveling from one era to another has long been the theme of science fiction. H.G. Well’s story The Time Machine is the basis for two film adaptations (one in 1960, the other 2002). For younger viewers, a group of teens discover they can move at an accelerated speed while the rest of the world appears to be standing still in Clockstopppers. Dinosaurs rule the screen in the action/drama Jurassic Park.