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Skyline

Released

Nov 12, 2010

Latest Home Video

Mar 22, 2011

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Colin Strause, Greg Strause

Cast

Eric Balfour
Donald Faison
Scottie Thompson

Studio

2010 Universal Studios

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Synopsis

A strange blue light is the first signal that an alien life form has contacted Earth, yet anyone who looks at it is sucked towards its source. When huge spacecrafts also begin smashing into urban areas, a small group of people suspects these new arrivals may not be human friendly.

Content Details

Why Is Skyline Rated PG-13?

Skyline is rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some language, and brief sexual content.

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

Violence: Aliens descend on a city, causing explosions, destroying property and hunting down humans. A man with a gun fires several shots. Humans are sucked up into the alien ship. Characters are decapitated, blown up and thrown from rooftops. Planes engage in midair fighting. A man attacks an alien with an ax. A helicopter crashes into a building. A man sets off an explosion with a gas stovetop and cigarette lighter. Characters are killed and discarded inside the body of the alien ship.

Sexual Content: Women wear sheer or low cut clothing and bikinis. A girl is seen wearing only a towel. There is implied sexual activity between two male characters as well as men and women. A couple kisses. Characters exchange sexual banter. Innuendos are present in the script.

Language: The dialogue includes a strong sexual expletive along with infrequent scatological slang, vulgarities and profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters engage in social drinking on numerous occasions in social settings. Characters smoke, sometimes to relieve stress.

Other: Partygoers spy on neighbors with a high-powered telescope.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Violence.
AB 14A Violence.
MB 14A Not Recommended For Children.
ON 14A Violence.
QC 13+ horror
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Skyline...

Skyline releases to DVD and Blu-ray on March 22, 2011, with the following bonus extras:

- Commentary by directors Greg and Colin Strause

- Commentary with co-writer/producer Liam O’Donnell and co-writer Joshua Cordes

- Deleted, Extended, and Alternate Scenes

- Pre-viz clips

- Trailers

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AK says: Nov. 15, 2010

AVOID THIS MOVIE!! Especially DO NOT bring children to it! Aside from the extremely over-sexualized and over-drugged first half of this badly written story, the special effects, though well-done, are quite disgusting and frightening for little minds.

Now, I love aliens-attacking-earth movies, but I am sorry I took my family to see this one!

The characters are all high-living low-lifes and it’s hard to empathize or care about them. The location never leaves the apartment building, so while you are anxiously awaiting the surviving characters to make an escape, be chased by the aliens, and make a brave stand to defeat them, suddenly the movie is over and you’re left asking, “That’s it??”

Go rent “Independence Day” for a much better, and much more upbeat, plot?with characters you can actually care about!

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