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Planet 51

We've seen plenty of movies where aliens arrive on Earth to a hostile welcome from fearful humans. But have you ever wondered how the inhabitants of other worlds would feel about us if we dropped in from the sky? Well, on Planet 51, that is exactly what happens! Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 91
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2009
Video Release: 09 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

Planet 51 is rated PG: for mild sci-fi action and some suggestive humor.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Jessica Biel
Studio: 2009 TriStar Pictures
Website: Official site for Planet 51.

Detailed Review

Life is suddenly disrupted for the residents of Planet 51 when a NASA astronaut lands his space capsule right in the middle of one family’s backyard. And it appears that… 
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Why Is Planet 51 Rated PG?

This animated film includes depictions of alien attacks, soldiers being vaporized, weapon use, destroyed buildings… 
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Talk It Over

How does making humans the alien visitors change the perspective in this story? How do… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

This film gives the nod to several other sci-fi and classic films by re-enacting scenes… 
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