Star Trek Into Darkness parents guide

Star Trek Into Darkness

A shadow falls across the universe when a powerful enemy arrises.

Overall B-

After a homegrown terrorist threatens to destroy all the Federation stands for, and everything else in his wake, Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) volunteers himself and the crew of The Enterprise to go after the powerful villain. It is an offer they will all soon regret.

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

Why is Star Trek Into Darkness rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Star Trek Into Darkness PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence

Run Time: 132 minutes

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Star Trek Into Darkness
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Star Trek Into Darkness rated PG-13? Star Trek Into Darkness is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence

Violence: The film contains frequent depictions of non-graphic violence, explosions and gunfire exchanges along with portrayals of peril for numerous characters. Characters are shot, beaten and killed after being sucked out of their ship into space. Numerous officers are killed when a bomb is set off in an underground facility. Officers are gunned down. A man with bloody injuries dies. A woman slaps her father. A man’s head is crushed. Characters are brutally punched and kicked.

Sexual Content: A woman is seen in her underwear. A man is in bed with two women. Brief kissing (one involving alien tongues) and embracing are shown. Some mild sexual innuendo is included.

Language: The scripts includes nearly four dozen mild and some moderate profanities along with the limited use of slurs and some terms of deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: At least two characters turn to alcohol to deal with disappointments. One is portrayed as drunk.

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Star Trek Into Darkness
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children,Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Star Trek Into Darkness"

Cast and Crew

Star Trek Into Darkness is directed by J.J. Abrams and stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Star Trek Into Darkness movie is September 10, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Star Trek Into Darkness

Release Date: 10 September 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness releases to home video in three packages.

- Star Trek Into Darkness (Blu-ray)

- Star Trek Into Darkness - 3D (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy)

- Star Trek Into Darkness - 3D: Starfleet Phaser Limited Edition Gift Set (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy and Phaser Replica).

All of the packages include the following bonus featurettes:

- Creating the Red Planet

- Attack on Starfleet

- The Klingon Home World

- The Enemy of My Enemy

- Ship to Ship

- Brawl by the Bay

- Continuing the Mission

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This movie is the sequel to the 2009 film, Star Trek. The TV franchise has already inspired many movies, including: Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan (featuring the original Kirk and Spock - played by William Shatner and Leonard Nemoy) and Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Insurrection and Star Trek: Nemesis (starring the Next Generation crew, with Patrick Stewart at the helm as Captain Picard).

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