Parents' Guide

November 11, 2005|By ORLANDO SENTINEL


Rating -- PG.

What it's about -- Feuding brothers learn to work together when they're sucked into space by a mysterious board game.

The Kid Attractor Factor -- Aliens, killer robots, cursing kids and a nubile teenage girl.

Good lessons/bad lessons -- Don't cheat your siblings. They're the ones you have to count on your whole life.

Violence -- Some, though nothing bloody.

Language -- More profanity than your typical PG.

Sex -- An underage teen girl spends the movie somewhat underdressed.

Drugs -- None.

Parents' advisory -- Not really a PG you can leave the 10-and-unders to watch on their own.

Get Rich Or Die Tryin'

Rating -- R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content, sexuality and nudity.

What it's about -- Drug dealer wants to be a rapper, but will the old life keep its grip on him?

The Kid Attractor Factor -- Rapper 50 Cent.

Good lessons/bad lessons -- "Respect is the most important thing." And "We sell it. We don't smoke it."

Violence -- Quite a bit.

Language -- Pretty profane.

Sex -- Yes, with male frontal nudity in prison.

Drugs -- Crack cocaine's chemistry is explained.

Parents' advisory -- Pretty harsh for the 18-and-under rap fan in your house. Try to talk them into Zathura.

Motion Picture Association of America ratings are (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one younger than 17 admitted.

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