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Still shot from the movie: Son of the Mask.

Son of the Mask

If you think most toddlers are possessed, imagine how a baby could go berserk under the additional influence of a magical mask with a penchant for mischief. This mix of live action and animation is a loosely based sequel to the 1994 film The Mask. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Theater Release: 17 Feb 2005
Video Release: 16 May 2005
MPAA Rating: PG
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Home Video Extra Features

If you care to look behind the mask of this movie, you can do so by listening to the commentary of director Lawrence Guterman and writer Lance Khazei, watching deleted scenes (with optional director’s commentary), or looking at the storyboard and conceptual art gallery. The DVD also offers three featurettes; Chow Bella-Hollywood’s Pampered Pooches, Creating Son of the Mask: Digital Diapers and Dog Bytes, and Paw Prints and Baby Steps: On the Set of Son of the Mask. The English audio track is available in 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound, with English closed captions and subtitles in English and Spanish.

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