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Aliens of the Deep [2005] [G] - 1.1.0



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Unlike the MPAA we do not assign one inscrutable rating based on age, but 3 objective ratings for SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY on a scale of 0 to 10, from lowest to highest, depending on quantity and context.

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Director James Cameron follows marine biologists and other scientists on an undersea expedition in extremely deep waters around the Mid-Ocean Ridge, a submerged mountain range that winds 46,000 miles around the globe. There, in total darkness they find vents on the ocean floor that spew clouds of super-heated water and abundant life -- huge worms, albino crustaceans, and large numbers of blind shrimp. Presented in IMAX 3D, the documentary speculates that life on other planets may resemble these strange creatures. Directed by Cameron & Steven Quale. [0:47]

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A woman wears a short and low-cut top that reveals cleavage and bare abdomen, while dancing with a large crowd around her. A man is bare-chested in a swimsuit.

VIOLENCE/GORE 1 - In a startling jump scene, a large squid-looking creature swims close to the camera and very fast, and in 3D seems to be swimming straight for the audience. A sub gets too close to a very hot water plume and the people inside talk about the water being so hot that it could melt the glass of the sub. A moon of Jupiter has violent volcanic eruptions. A boy eats a messy hamburger (we see goo on his face).

PROFANITY 0 - None. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Natural phenomena, marine biology, exploring the unknown, mystery, extraterrestrials, astrobiology, life on other worlds, chemosynthesis, symbiosis.

MESSAGE - Life on other planets may resemble terrestrial deep-sea creatures, and life can thrive almost anywhere. Science is fun and scientific exploration is like a muscle: you have to exercise it to keep it strong.

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