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The Big Year

Three nature enthusiasts (Owen Wilson, Jack Black and Steve Martin) get themselves into quite a flap during an annual bird watching competition. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 101
Theater Release: 14 Oct 2011
Video Release: 31 Jan 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

The Big Year is rated PG: for language and some sensuality.

Director: David Frankel
Cast: Owen Wilson, Jack Black, Steve Martin
Studio: 2011 Fox 2000 Pictures
Website: Official site for The Big Year.

Detailed Review

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Why Is The Big Year Rated PG?

Violence: Animal hunting practices are briefly discussed and old footage is shown of a bird… 
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