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'The 5th Wave': 3 points for parents
Chlo Grace Moretz stars in Columbia Pictures' "The 5th Wave." - photo by Shawn O'Neill
Points for parents

  • Violence/gore: There are many scenes of violence. Aliens attack Earth in different ways causing car accidents and planes to fall. People in a building are shot off camera, but bodies are later seen. A girl is shot in the leg and there is a lot of blood. Later, she tries to walk and starts bleeding again. People are shown an alien and told to kill it. Many scenes of fighting between people mostly with guns. Aliens are hunting humans in the woods. Bodies are shown. Massive destruction of cities is shown. People die from a virus. There are massive explosions.
  • Sensuality: There is talk of bodies fitting together. A mention of end of the world sex. A man is bathing in a lake, seen from waist up. A girls leg is visible as it is bandaged. There is an offer to play strip poker. Two teens kiss and then lay down in a car. They kiss a second time later in the film.
  • Language/drinking: There are some uses of profanity, including strong language. Teens are drinking at a party.
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