Picture from Serenity
Overall B-

Based on a short-lived television series called Firefly, Serenity is rust-bucket starship whose miss-fit crew is involved in a galactic civil war.

Violence D
Sexual Content B
Profanity B
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense violence and action, and some sexual references.


The most recent home video release of this movie is December 19, 2005. Here are some details…

See Serenity’s universe in either wide or full screen, and catch the DVD extras. These include an introduction and commentary by writer/director Joss Whedon, deleted scenes, outtakes, and a crash course on the original series with the featurettes: Future History: The Story of Earth That Was, What’s in a Firefly, and Re-Lighting the Firefly. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) and French (Dolby Digital 5.1), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.

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