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VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS (2017)

VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS (2017)
  • Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure, Action

  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 134 minutes

  • Director(s): Luc Besson

  • Cast: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rutger Hauer, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, sex references, language

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is a sci-fi adventure in which two special agents must investigate the kidnapping of their commander by a race of aliens believed to be extinct.

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VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is a sci-fi adventure in which two special agents must investigate the kidnapping of their commander by a race of aliens believed to be extinct.

Violence

Scenes include futuristic gunfights, dogfights in spacecraft, and occasional fistfights. In one scene, a woman punches a man repeatedly in the face.

Sex

A man is approached by various women as he walks through an alleyway. He also witnesses a woman performing an extended dance routine in a number of revealing outfits.

Language

There is infrequent use of moderate bad language and occasional use of mild bad language.

There are occasional scenes of mild threat, such as characters held at gunpoint or being chased by alien creatures.

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