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The Signal


Jun 13, 2014

Latest Home Video

Sep 23, 2014

MPAA Rating



William Eubank


Brenton Thwaites
Olivia Cooke
Robert Longstreet


2014 Focus Films / Universal

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Movie Release Information

This movie was unavailable to review in our market during its theatrical release. However please check our Content Details in the section below along with other information about this movie further down the page.


When Nic Eastman (Brenton Thwaites) is secretly interrogated by Dr. Wallace Damon (Laurence Fishburne), the teen is told by the scientist wearing a contamination suit that he has heard "the Signal." But Nic has no notion of what that means, or any memory of an alien encounter.

Content Details

Why Is The Signal Rated PG-13?

The Signal is rated PG-13 for some thematic elements, violence and language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Signal...

- Restrained portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Depictions of weapon use and explosions.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Embracing and kissing.
- Scantily dressed female character.
- A couple is shown in bed together.

- Script includes a sexual expletive, scatological and anatomical slang, as well as terms of deity used as expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Alcohol consumption.

Extra info about this movie

From The Studio:

There college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour: the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. The trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area. Suddenly everything goes dark. When one of the students, Nic (Brenton Thwaites), regains consciousness, he is in a waking nightmare… Focus Films

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Canadian Movie Ratings

Not Rated
AB Not Rated
MB PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend.
QC Not Rated
Not Rated

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Details on home video releases of The Signal...

The Signal releases to home video on September 23, 2014.


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