Alien vs. Predator

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Entertainment: +2 1/2

Content: -1 1/2

In this sci-fi thriller, two creatures from two different movies come together to battle it out. The idea for this film was first put forth in Dark Horse Comics. When an ancient structure is discovered buried beneath the ice by a satellite in Antarctica, a team of scientists are sent to investigate. After a closer investigation, they discover human skeletons, fossilized remains of alien creatures and information suggesting a war that occurred hundreds of years ago. What the scientists are soon to find out is that the war is still going on and they are in the middle of it. Creatures from another world are involved in a battle that could change life on Earth forever. To survive, humans may have to pursue a truce with the lesser of the two evils a distinction that will be difficult to make. Staring Sanaa Lathan, Raoul Bova, Lance Henriksen and Ewen Bremner.

Based on the premise that aliens taught the Egyptians how to build, Alien vs. Predator tells about aliens being worshiped as gods in ancient civilizations and how humans were sacrificed for the extraterrestrials. Filled with action, this story features extraterrestrials fighting against each other and against humans. This film is for fans of the Alien or Predator films and is not for those looking for a moral tale of good vs. evil. Humans are caught in the middle of a conflict of evil against evil and take the position the enemy of my enemy is my friend. The creatures are hideous, and terrifying images of them as well as a number of frightening scenes will certainly disturb some. Humans are killed, but not a lot of gore is involved. Although not as intense and violent as its predecessors, the violence and language in Alien vs. PredatorPreview.

Preview Reviewer: Alan Boyer
20th Century Fox

The following categories contain objective listings of film content which contribute to the subjective numeric Content ratings posted to the left and on the Home page.

Crude Language: Once moderate (SOB 1)

Obscene Language: Several (7) times strong (f-word 2, s-word 5)

Profanity: Few (3) times moderate (G 3)

Violence: Many times mild (shoving and struggling); moderate (creatures fighting with each other; humans cut, stab and shoot extraterrestrials, humans are trapped in slimy web, creatures break out of the stomachs of human host, large explosions)

Sex: None

Nudity: None

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: None

Drugs: None

Other: None

Running Time: 90 minutes
Intended Audience: Adults

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