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Overall B

Things are not very "smurfy" for the tiny blue elves after the evil wizard Gargamel (Hank Azaria) discovers their tiny village and then follows the Smurfs into the human world of New York City. There they are befriended by a young couple (Neil Patrick Harris and Jayma Mays).

Violence C+
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B
Substance Use A-

MPAA Rating: PG for some mild rude humor and action.

Why is The Smurfs rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: The Smurfs is rated PG for for some mild rude humor and action.

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Violence: Characters are repeatedly chased, hit, tripped, stepped on, smacked with objects and threatened. A character is hit by a swinging log and later smashed by a car and a bus. One man is shot with a taser stun gun. A man is kicked in the nose. Characters experience frequent moments of peril.

Sexual Content: A girl’s dress blows up in a pose similar to the Marilyn Monroe picture. A man with a kilt exposes his bare buttocks. A man makes a comment about an animal’s gender.

Language: The script replaces profanities with "smurf", such as "smurf off" and "son of a smurf". Brief sexual innuendo is used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A man picks up a flute of champagne after receiving some stressful news. Other characters are shown with alcohol in a social setting.

Other: A character urinates in a pot in a restaurant dining room.

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