Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. The film features Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith as two agents of a secret organization called the Men in Black who supervise and monitor extraterrestrial lifeforms who live on Earth. The film was released on July 2 1997 by Columbia Pictures and grossed over $589 million worldwide against a budget of $90 million.
The film was adapted into a franchise consisting of two sequels Men in Black II (2002) and Men in Black 3 (2012) and an animated series. A reboot of the film is in development.
The film received mostly positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes the film has a 73% “fresh” rating based on 90 reviews with an average rating of 6.8/10. The site’s consensus states: “An energetic funny and stylish sci-fi spectacle Men in Black is aided in no small part by the charm of its leads Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.” On Metacritic the film has a score of 65 out of 100 based on 26 critics indicating “generally favorable reviews”. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film a grade of “A” on an A+ to F scale.
In 2000 Men in Black was voted the 40th greatest comedy film of all time by the British film magazine Total Film. In 2005 the American Film Institute ranked it #69 on their 100 Years…100 Laughs list recognizing it as one of the funniest films ever made. In 2012 Men in Black 3 was voted the 38th greatest comedy film of all time by the British film magazine Total Film.
What is the Men in Black rating?
The Men in Black rating is PG-13.
Why is the Men in Black rating PG-13?
The Men in Black rating is PG-13 due to violence and language.
How much violence is in Men in Black?
There is moderate violence in Men in Black.
How much language is in Men in Black?
There is moderate language in Men in Black.
Is Men in Black appropriate for children under 13?
No Men in Black is not appropriate for children under 13.
What are some of the negative effects of violence in Men in Black?
Some of the negative effects of violence in Men in Black include desensitization fear and anxiety.
What are some of the negative effects of language in Men in Black?
Some of the negative effects of language in Men in Black include desensitization fear and anxiety.
What are some of the positive effects of Men in Black?
Some of the positive effects of Men in Black include entertainment laughter and imagination.
Does Men in Black contain any sexual content?
No Men in Black does not contain any sexual content.
Is Men in Black a good film?
Reviews for Men in Black are mixed.
Some people think it is a good film while others do not.
What is your opinion of Men in Black?
My opinion of Men in Black is that it is a good film.
I enjoyed the humor imagination and entertainment it provided.
I did not like the violence and language but I thought it was appropriate for the PG-13 rating.