The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec
On a mission in Egypt, adventurer Adèle must retrieve a sarcophagus and tote it back to Europe, while fending off her nemesis, archaeologist Dieuleveult. But her efforts are complicated by a scientist who has let loose a Pterodactyl above Paris.
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- Luc Besson
PGSome violence, language, brief sensuality and rude humor
NoLanguage and sound
French: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec is based on a popular French comic-book series about a pre-WWI journalist who investigates mystical occurrences. Director Luc Besson adapted the stories into a French film in 2010, and it has since been dubbed in English. The content is pretty sophisticated for younger audiences; there is some violence (deaths and near deaths) and a sexually charged scene between a corrupt politician and his scantily dressed mistress. Characters, including the heroine protagonist, smoke cigarettes and drink wine or champagne.
- Sexual Content
- A politician touches his mistress' thigh, and she moans with pleasure. They kiss and giggle. Adele is shown in the bathtub (but only her bare shoulders; her long hair covers her back).
- Adele gets into dangerous situations and is nearly killed several different times. A villain orders her shot by firing squad (but she escapes); a man is shown impaled; a scary dinosaur terror bird flies toward a car and topples it. A man is strangled to death, and another man turns to ash for disturbing a sacred tomb. Characters get into fights and try to catch Adele.
- Not applicable
- Social Behavior
- The movie's messages include the power of sisterly bonds, the dangers of political corruption, and the ingenuity of intelligent, curious helpers.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Adults drink and smoke cigarettes. Adele mentions a couple of times that her last name means dry white wine.
- 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