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Three nature enthusiasts (Owen Wilson, Jack Black and Steve Martin) get themselves into quite a flap during an annual bird watching competition.
Why Is The Big Year Rated PG?
The Big Year is rated PG for language and some sensuality.
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Violence: Animal hunting practices are briefly discussed and old footage is shown of a bird hunt. The threat of nuclear plant fallout is discussed. Characters are involved in an accident after falling asleep at the wheel of their car. A man is threatened briefly with a knife. Some characters argue.
Sexual Content: A couple discusses fertility treatments. Later a woman attends a clinic for a medical procedure involving conception. A couple kisses and talks about sexual activity in a fairly veiled manner. A man suspects his wife of being unfaithful.
Language: The script includes over a dozen mild profanities, some terms of Deity, a couple of moderate swear words and a rude hand gesture.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink in several settings including home, parties and in restaurants or bars. A man makes a reference to illegal drugs. A woman injects herself with prescribed fertility hormones.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: The Big Year
Release Date: 31 January 2012
The Big Year releases to home video with the following bonus extras:
- The Big Migration
- Gag Reel
- Deleted Scenes:Roger Tory Peterson, Bird Behavior, Stu Late for Boat, Bird Puns with Brad & Ellie, Stu Gets Bostick’s Autograph, Longer Boat End, Dock, Pretzels & Skippy, Nozzle Theft and Other Newscasters, Longer Cars to HI, Cereal Rat with Talk, Lanky Birder Makes Time with Ellie, Stu’s Summer Montage with Fire Island Fauna, Bostick Returns Home, Long Pelagic and Bostick Goes to China.