Mortal Engines

Movie review by
Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media

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Friday, December 14, 2018
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Expect action violence in futuristic sci-fi epic.
  • December 14, 2018
  • PG-13
  • 2018

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Mortal Engines is a futuristic sci-fi epic from some of the filmmakers behind the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Thousands of years after the destruction of Earth's civilization as we know it, humans have managed to survive by traveling around on gigantic roaming cities. As the cities fight each other for resources, one predator city threatens to take over everything. A mysterious fugitive named Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar) appears to be the only one who can stop it. She teams up with fellow outlaws Anna Fang (JiHAE) and Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan) to stop the forces that threaten them all. Expect plenty of action and sci-fi violence, as well as some strong language and romance, but this will likely be OK fine for teens.

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For kids who love sci-fi and adventures

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