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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Released

Feb 10, 2012

Latest Home Video

Jun 05, 2012

MPAA Rating

PG

Director

Brad Peyton

Cast

Josh Hutcherson
Dwayne Johnson
Michael Caine
Vanessa Hudgens

Studio

2012 New Line Cinema

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Synopsis

When Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson) receives a message from his long lost grandfather (Michael Caine), he sets off to find the intrepid explorer with the help of his stepfather (Dwayne Johnson) and the owners of a dilapidated helicopter eager for cash (Luis Guzmán and Vanessa Hudgens).

Content Details

Why Is Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Rated PG?

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island is rated PG for some adventure action, and brief mild language.

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Violence: While attempting to outrun the police, a boy on a motorcycle causes property damage before crashing in a swimming pool. He is also accused of breaking into a satellite facility. A fish’s head is chopped off in a market setting. Characters fly into a fierce tropical storm before their helicopter is destroyed, sending them into the ocean. (The scene includes some tense slow motion action as the helicopter is torn apart.) A man falls through the shell and into the interior of an egg with an embryonic reptile. A lizard is knocked out by huge swinging tree trunks. Adult males take verbal jabs at one another. Depictions of human skeletal remains are shown. Earthquakes and volcanic destruction occur on an island. Characters encounter moments of peril on numerous occasions, including being chased by large, threatening creatures.

Sexual Content: A teen girl wears a midriff-baring tank top. A man kisses another on the head, in a non-sexual way, to express his love. A man gives relationship advice to his stepson including a demonstration of the “pec pops” of love (where Dwayne Johnson shows off his pectoral muscles). A teen couple kisses. An adult couple embraces.

Language: Brief mild name-calling is heard along with infrequent references to crude bodily functions

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.

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Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.

This movie is a sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth. The script makes reference to sci-fi author Jules Verne, whose stories are the inspiration behind Journey to the Center of the Earth (the prequel to this movie), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in 80 Days (and the remake from 2004). The mysterious world they explore is also feature in Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Another woman goes on a quest to find an uncharted location in Nim’s Island.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
G May Frighten Young Children.
AB PG
MB PG Frightening Scenes.
ON PG Some Scary Scenes.
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
G

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Home Video Notes: Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Release Date: 5 June 2012

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island releases to home video in Blu-ray (Blu-ray/DVD/UV Digital Copy) and 3D (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/UV Digital Copy). Both packages include the following bonus extras:

- Are You Strong Enough to Survive Mysterious Island

- Deleted Scenes

- Gag Reel

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danpa says: Jun. 18, 2012

Excellent review.  There are some intense scenes of action which could scare young viewers, but I am not sure I would call it violence.  Very clean otherwise!  I thought my four year old would beed help, but she did not.

Read some of the adventure classics before you go: Journey to the Center of the Earth, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Gullivers Travels

Parent of 5 (8,7,5,5,4).

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