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14A(14A) Frightening Scenes, Gory Violence


Science Fiction/Action/Horror. Commercial space pilot Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is enticed to return to the planet where an alien creature destroyed her ship and her crew.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of profanity, vulgar expressions, and mild cursing
  • Frequent portrayals of weapons and gun violence, most in a monster context, some involving children - blood and some frightening detail

Thematic elements

  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Facing the unknown
  • The value of human life

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent, sometimes grotesque violence in a science fiction context

Classification date

October 04, 2016

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