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Bedtime Stories

When Skeeter Bronson (Adam Sandler) is asked to baby-sit his niece and nephew, he amuses the pair by telling Bedtime Stories. The kids are happy to add their own flourishes too. But when his fantastic fables start to happen in real life, Skeeter tries to find a way to benefit from make this strange phenomenon. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 25 Dec 2008
Video Release: 07 Apr 2009
MPAA Rating: PG
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Why Is Bedtime Stories Rated PG?


Infrequent terms of Christian Deity and rude name-calling are paired with some crude humor involving flatulence jokes, comments about underwear and mild sexual innuendo. Cartoon-style violence consists of characters being attacked by an animal, kicked, knocked down, hit with food, shot, stung by a bee and participating in hand-to-hand fighting or gladiator-style events. Space guns shoot goo in the shape of a hand that pokes or slaps the opponent in the face. On a more serious note, a man sprays himself and another person in the face with a toxic aerosol. Children enter a building that is about to be demolished. A waiter is pushed into a pool and a guest is drenched with fire extinguisher chemicals. Two people recklessly drive a motorcycle down the street and through a golf course. Individuals wear bikinis, cleavage-baring dresses or coconut bras. Alcohol is consumed with dinner, at parties and other social events. An adult couple kisses on at least two occasions. A man eats toothpaste.

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