Picture from The Mothman Prophecies
Overall C-

The Mothman Prophecies is based on paranormal events recorded in the small town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia during the late 1960's. Updated here, the movie follows a reporter who gets caught up in a string of unexplainable events after the loss of his wife in a strange car accident.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13

The Mothman Prophecies

The most recent home video release of this movie is June 3, 2002. Here are some details…

Although we have not reviewed the DVD version of The Mothman Prophecies, we provide the following for your convenience…

DVD Release Information:
  • Studio: Columbia-TriStar Home Entertainment
  • Theatrical release date: January 25, 2002
  • DVD release date: June 4, 2002
  • Runtime: 119 minutes
  • Production company: Columbia TriStar
  • Package type: Keep case
  • Aspect ratio: Widescreen anamorphic - 2.35:1
  • DVD encoding: Region 1
  • Available audio tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Available sibtitles: English, Spanish, French
DVD Extras:
  • Music Video

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For more alien action, check out Richard Dreyfuss in Close Encounters Of The Third Kind or Jodie Foster in Contact. For other well-written (but not really family appropriate) thrillers dealing with paranormal phenomena, check our reviews of The Sixth Sense and The Others. You can see less scary portrayals by Mothman stars in Runaway Bride (Richard Gere), A Walk In The Clouds (Debra Messing) and Remember The Titans (Will Patton).