Space Camp parents guide

Space Camp

Overall B+

A group of kids attending NASA's space camp get more than the brochure promised when they are accidentally launched into orbit.

Release date June 6, 1986

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

Why is Space Camp rated PG? The MPAA rated Space Camp PG

Run Time: 107 minutes

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Space Camp
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Space Camp rated PG? Space Camp is rated PG by the MPAA

Overall: B+
While the story line is often implausible, this film does champion the value of teamwork, leadership and creativity in teens.

Violence: B
Older kids are shown teasing younger child, Name calling and bickering among crew members, Intense scenes shown in shuttle lift off, flight and re-entry.

Sexual Content: A-
Brief kissing between two teens.

Language: C+
8 mild profanities, 8 moderate and at least 7 terms of Deity. two references of screw-up as in mess up.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A
Nothing significant.

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Space Camp
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video NA

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Cast and Crew

Space Camp is directed by and stars Kate Capshaw, Lea Thompson, Kelly Preston, Larry B. Scott, Joaquin Phoenix.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Space Camp movie is March 2, 2004. Here are some details…

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Space camp features a friendship between young Max and a robot. For other movies that depict unlikely friendships between men and machines, see Iron Giant , Bicentennial Man , and Short Circuit . For the classic inter-galactic friendship, check out E.T. .

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