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Drama/Adventure/Science Fiction. As Earth slowly becomes uninhabitable, a team of scientists devises a plan to save humanity through interstellar space exploration; an engineer (Matthew McConaughey) is convinced to leave his family behind and pilot a critical mission.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang and mild cursing
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of peril in a context of exploration - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Exploration, risk, and human nature
  • The survival instinct
  • Love and sacrifice
  • The nature of time and space

Classification rationale

Rated PG for infrequent coarse language and frequent peril in an adventure context

Classification date

October 22, 2014

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