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The Wild

Convinced he'd rather live in The Wild, a rebellious young lion (voice of Greg Cipes) sneaks out of the zoo --and accidentally gets shipped off to some remote location. Now it's up to his Dad (Kiefer Sutherland) and his animal pals to find the wayward cub and bring him home. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Theater Release: 12 Apr 2006
Video Release: 14 Sep 2006
MPAA Rating: G
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Life in the zoo offers plenty of perks for most of the animals. However, they are also subject to repeated depictions of comedic violence. During a sporting event, several animals are punched, kicked and squashed. Escaping from the zoo, Samson and his pals are chased by a pack of wild dogs and threatened by two alligators. A hippo tries to protect her young by sitting on an enemy. A herd of wildebeest, under the influence of a crazed leader, kidnaps several characters and prepares to sacrifice them. Animals also experience peril when they are pushed over a cliff, knocked into a rock wall and attacked by others. As well, the script includes crude portrayals of bodily functions, some mild sexual comments about body parts and a number of references to a character’s status as a god.

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