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Unremittingly violent sci-fi action adventure set in the future about a team of Marine commandos (led by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) deployed to secure a remote scientific research facility on Mars that is crawling with nasty mutant creatures unwittingly unleashed by the facility's genetic experimentation gone awry. Based on the popular video game of the same name, director Andrzej Bartkowiak's film aspires to the claustrophobic suspense of "Alien," but is little more than stretches of mindless mayhem strung together by an absurd plot, which completely crumbles during the movie's carnage-heavy climax. Excessive bloody violence and gore, including dismemberment and decapitation, pervasive rough and crude language and some profanity. The USCCB Office for Film & Broadcasting classification is O -- morally offensive. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is R -- restricted.

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