Mortal Engines

Some scars never heal.


Mortal Engines
Set some time in the future, when cities have become mobile machines preying on smaller towns, we follow a mysterious young woman who joins forces with an outlaw and an outcast from London, in an attempt to lead a rebellion against a giant predator city. This film is releasing in 2D, 3D and 3D IMAX. This is the 2D version.

129 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence).
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller.

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Jihae, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Lang, Frankie Adams, Colin Salmon
Director
Christian Rivers
ScreenplayFran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, from the book by Philip Reeve
MusicJunkie XL
CinematographySimon Raby
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2018
Produced byMedia Rights Capital, Scholastic Productions, Silvertongue Films, Universal Pictures, WingNut Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreSci-fi thriller
LanguageLow impact and infrequent used in conversation and to insult people.
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceViolence is frequent and of moderate impact with fantastical and realistic settings.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThere are complex and mature sci-fi themes that deal with futuristic machines, revenge, auctioning of people for labour work, survival with an unlikely team, hunting for fuel and food to survive, using machines as shelters, secret vault, power struggles and killing as the only way to survive by power hungry individuals who hunt people to do labour work and keep the ware machines functioning at 100% all the time. Looking for supplies to help people to survive. Helping the innocent be free. Fight to relieve the unduly captured people to feel good about themselves.
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USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for sequences of futuristic violence and action
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
2
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
1
Alcohol / Drugs
1
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
0
Positive role models
0
Violence
4
Sex
1
Language
2
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
0

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
32 critics
9
Rottentomatoes critics
142 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconMortal Engines has no shortage of eye-catching special effects, but lacks enough high-octane narrative fuel to give this futuristic fantasy sufficient cinematic combustion.
5
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
CommonSenseMedia
Jeffrey M. Anderson quote iconInept, derivative, violent sci-fi fantasy based on YA novel.
2

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
45 users
13
Rottentomatoes users
1568 users
13
IMDB
6235 Netizens
13
The Movie DB
Community
12

Average .. 48%

10

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