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Still shot from the movie: Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star.

Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star

With his life going nowhere fast, a small town boy named Bucky Larson (Nick Swardson) leaves home and heads to Los Angeles to pursue the family business after he discovers his parents were once porn stars. (Nick Swardson also pen this script, with the help of Adam Sandler and Allen Covert.)

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Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Release Date: 09 Sep 2011
Run Time: 97
MPAA Rating: R

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In-Depth Review

Release Date: 9 September 2011 (changed from April 22, 2011)

Because we only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies at Parent Previews we did not review this title. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film’s synopsis and content.

Synopsis:

With his life going nowhere fast, a small town boy named Bucky Larson (Nick Swardson) leaves home and heads to Los Angeles to pursue the family business after he discovers his parents were once porn stars. (Nick Swardson also pen this script, with the help of Adam Sandler and Allen Covert.)

Content Details: Beyond the Movie Ratings...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence

- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent, detailed use of crude and sexual language.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity, some in a pornography context.

- Three scenes of nudity (depicting breasts, buttocks and genitalia) in sexual contexts.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Brief simulated sexual activity.

- Infrequent crude portrayals of bodily functions (some detail shown).

- Embracing and kissing.

Language:

- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and sexual slurs.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.

- Depiction of drug use.

Video alternatives

Christina Ricci, who plays Kathy in this movie, stars as a lovelorn girl whose unusual facial feature makes is difficult to get a date in Penelope. She also plays the girlfriend of a hotshot driver in Speed Racer and voices the character of Lilly in the animated wolf movie Alpha and Omega.

Home Video Notes

Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star releases to home video on January 17, 2012.

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