Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
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Sex & Nudity

2/10

A man and woman hug and kiss while consoling each other.

A man flirts with a woman, touches her shoulders, caresses her cheek and they nearly kiss.

A woman wears a tank top throughout the movie.

We see X-ray-like scans of three men, outlining their bodies.

A woman opens her jacket revealing a bit of her chest.

A phantom's tentacles wrap around a woman and at one point it seems as if it is touching her crotch (this scene is hard to decipher).

Violence & Gore

6/10

There are several attacks on humans by "phantoms": these are alien ghostly creatures that range in size; some look like squids, some like snakes with big sharp teeth, and others are nondescript forms; all phantoms can kill a human with one blow, and when a human is killed by a phantom it appears that the phantom pushes out a blue glow shaped like the human -- presumably his spirit -- and the human body is now lifeless.

A man is killed by a phantom and his blue glow is crunched by the phantom's big teeth.

A woman is surrounded by phantoms and she is killed.

A phantom appears behind a man and he is killed, a phantom appears beneath a man in a car, and he is killed.

A man is killed by a phantom and falls from a cliff into a glowing blue pit.

A phantom is shot and it explodes into multicolored goo.

A woman is shot in the chest; she is wearing a metal plate which catches the bullet.

We see a room full of dead human bodies after a phantom attack.

A swarm of phantoms attack a city, bluing many people; people run and scream in fear.

A ship is hit by a phantom and it crashes into a platform sending people screaming and running.

A woman and a group of soldiers are attacked by phantoms and the humans fire weapons killing some (they scream, growl and disintegrate when they are hit).

A soldier shoots at a phantom and hits a barrel of flammable material that explodes and throws him to the ground.

A man nearly falls into a pit full of phantoms.

A huge ship gears up to shoot a cannon at a crater on a planet's surface (we hear lots of heavy doomsday music): when the cannon is fired it disintegrates a lot of phantoms.

An enormous phantom knocks a man and woman in a rover loose from the tethers attaching them to a flying ship and they crash to the planet's surface (the man is wounded and we see some blood on his head).

We hear a discussion about a man having been infected by a phantom and needing treatment: we see the man lying on a hospital table and he is shot in the chest several times (he jerks a bit) with a laser which tries to kill the alien that's presumably inside him.

There is a tense scene where a ship full of people flies through a tight cavern of rubble trying to evade phantoms.

A car with soldiers drives recklessly to avoid a phantom and it crashes, injuring a man and trapping him in the vehicle.

A man holds a loaded gun to his head.

A couple of soldiers have a fist fight and one is knocked unconscious.

There are several dream sequences, each giving more detail about the scene: the dreams are of a woman standing on an alien planet, a stampede of metal clad soldiers runs toward her, firing weapons over her head and all around her.

The planet begins to shake and rumble, a wave of fire burns and melts everything in sight and there's eventually a huge explosion, throwing a chunk of the planet hurtling into space.

There are large explosions in a city when it is attacked by phantoms, and a large ship explodes in space.

A man dangles from the hatch of a ship as it lifts off.

We see several cities in rubble, after a war with the phantoms, including human skeletons, crumbled buildings and overturned cars.

A woman holds a dead man in her lap.

A woman steps on a scorpion-like creature and we hear it crunch.

A woman holds her chest several times reacting in pain.

A woman opens her jacket revealing a metal implant and a hologram of an alien being is projected.

A woman relates a story of a little girl who dies, a man talks about his father having been killed, and another man talks about his wife and child having been killed.

Soldiers are transported to a planet's surface by a green plasma-like beam.

There are several discussions about firing a cannon at a meteor in order to destroy the alien beings.

A man gets an injection in the neck a couple of times.

Profanity

3/10

1 scatological term, 15 mild profanities and 3 religious exclamations.

Name calling (son of a bitch, but the "bitch" part is cut off by gun fire.)

1/10

General Hein is seen putting down a glass of liquor on his desk while talking to a soldier.

5/10

The many sights of the various ghost-like alien beings (some large, some small and many of them appearing monstrous and/or menacing) could be unsettling or scary to younger viewers (particularly when they pursue and/or kill humans).

Aki tells Gray a rather upsetting story about how one of the spirits was a terminally-ill little girl.

A character attempts suicide by putting a gun to his head, but he changes his mind and immediately stops.

Overall: 17/50

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence
Certification:
Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Austria:12 / Brazil:Livre / Canada:PG (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Finland:K-11 / France:U / Germany:12 / Iceland:12 / Japan:PG-12 / Malaysia:U / Netherlands:12 / Norway:11 / Singapore:PG / Singapore:PG13 (re-rating) / South Korea:All / Spain:7 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud) / UK:PG / USA:PG-13 (certificate #37629)

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