In a future where status is determined by genetics, a genetically flawed "In-Valid" man conspires to game the system in order to achieve his lifelong dream. In the process, he meets and falls in love with a beautiful "Valid" with a heart defect.
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- Andrew Niccol
- DVD and Blu-ray
- 1998 Academy Award®
- Best Art Direction nominee
PG-13Brief violent images, language and some sexuality
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
French, English, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.40:1Subtitles
Chinese Simplified, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; bloopers; deleted scenes; bonus featurettes.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie focuses heavily on ideas of identity and accomplishment, though not always in a clear way. Our hero has a strong drive to overcome his supposed weaknesses, but he lies about his identity to do so without consequence. Although violence in the movie is minimal, a brutalized corpse is shown at a murder scene. One character commits suicide by burning himself. There is a very brief sex scene with no explicit nudity. Overall, the movie takes a very strong stance against genetic engineering.
- Sexual Content
- Very brief sex scene with no explicit nudity.
- One fight scene, a suicide, and the results of a murder are shown.
- Isolated instances of strong language.
- Social Behavior
- A few characters have questionable judgment.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Some drinking and cigarette smoking.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it