X-Men: First Class parents guide

X-Men: First Class

Overall C+

Before they became archenemies waging an on-going battle against one another, Professor X (Charles McAvoy) and Magneto (Michael Fassbender) were classmates and friends during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Working side by side with other Mutants, they fought against a common threat until a rift forced them onto opposing sides of an eternal war.

Release date June 3, 2011

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

Why is X-Men: First Class rated PG-13? The MPAA rated X-Men: First Class PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some sexual content including brief partial nudity and language.

Run Time: 132 minutes

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X-Men: First Class
Rating & Content Info

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Why is X-Men: First Class rated PG-13? X-Men: First Class is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of action and violence, some sexual content including brief partial nudity and language.

Violence: Scenes of Nazi occupation and brutality are shown. A child is ripped away from his parents and knocked out with the butt of a gun. Later his mother is shot and killed in front of him. Soldiers are killed when their helmets are crushed into their heads. A mutant uses his powers to rip a metal filling out of a man’s tooth. Characters are threatened, shot, beaten, blown up and imprisoned. Characters are transported several hundred feet into the air and then dropped to the ground. A man is riddled with bullets. A man is killed when a small object is thrown through his skull.

Sexual Content: A girl waits in a man’s bed in an attempt to seduce him. Women are seen wearing only underwear. They also wear cleavage baring tops and short skirts. Some brief sexual innuendo is included. Mystique wears only body paint and carefully placed scales in several scenes. A man fondles a scantily-clad woman.

Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive and about two-dozen uses of profanities and terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink frequently and smoke cigarettes or cigars. A main character chugs a large container of alcohol. A man reacts badly to an injection.

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

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News About "X-Men: First Class"

Cast and Crew

X-Men: First Class is directed by Matthew Vaughn and stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of X-Men: First Class movie is September 9, 2011. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: X-Men: First Class

Release Date:  9 September 2011

X-Men: First Class releases to home video on September 9, 2011. Bonus features include:

-10 Marvel “X-Men” Digital Comics with exclusive “X-Men: First Class” Backstory Comic.

- Cerebro Mutant Tracker: The complete interactive Mutant Database with interactive videos giving fans the ability to learn about their favorite mutants in the X-Men film franchise.

- Children of the Atom: An eight-part behind-the-scenes featurette, charting the film from pre-production through post-production, including visual effects techniques and cataloguing “X-Men” transformations through prosthetic make up and costume design.

-“X” Marks the Spot: An interactive feature allowing viewers the opportunity to learn more about specific scenes with talent interviews and behind-the-scenes footage.

- Extended and Deleted Scenes

- BD-Live Portal with additional Cerebro Mutant Tracker profiles

- Composer’s Isolated Score

- Theatrical Trailer

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The movie Thirteen Days offers a more realistic look at the events surrounding the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. While X-MEN: First Class provides the characters’ backstory, other adventures of these mutants can be seen in X-Men, X2: X-Men United, X-Men 3: The Last Stand, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

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