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MPAA Rated PG-13 for some violence, sci-fi action and thematic material.

Sex & Nudity

  • Sergeant Dap threatens to castrate any boy who is found in a girls-only area.
  • A scene is shown in the boys showers and one boys torso is visible. No nudity.

Violence & Gore

  • Young teenagers spar hand to hand.
  • a scene of aliens invading earth and being attacked by the military. This is shown several times.
  • A boy is bullied and fights with another boy. The bully is kicked repeatedly after falling to the ground.
  • The older brother of a boy chokes him while saying, "I could kill you right now." (He lets up before the other boy becomes unconcious)
  • Multiple scenes of dogfights between spaceships, fighter jets, and other vehicles.
  • Several explosions and spaceship firefights.


  • A** is said at least once.
  • The Spanish profanity "pandejo" is used twice.
  • Fight in beginning G-- Damn is said.
  • "Pu***" and a girl says: "I have more balls than any of the guys here".

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A sedative is injected into a boy's neck by medical staff.
  • A boy's parents drink wine with dinner.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Ender gets into 2 separate fights that may be intense for some viewers
  • Bonzo Madrid may upset some viewers with his outbursts and violent outbursts.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Violence & Gore

  • Almost an entire alien species is destroyed.
  • Two boys fight which result in one cracking his neck against a concrete curb accidentally. We see his body twitching and he is unresponsive. (The other boy does show strong remorse for the accident)

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • (MAJOR SPOILER ALERT:) A group of kids play a game which results in the real world total annihilation of an alien species, unbeknownst to them at the time.

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