The Signal parents guide

The Signal Parent Guide

Is someone hearing things?

Release date June 13, 2014

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.

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

Run Time: 95 minutes

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The Signal
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is The Signal rated PG-13? The Signal is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some thematic elements, violence and language.

- 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.

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News About "The Signal"

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

Cast and Crew

The Signal is directed by William Eubank and stars Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke, Robert Longstreet.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Signal movie is September 23, 2014. Here are some details…

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


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