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Still shot from the movie: The Three Stooges.

The Three Stooges

As babies, Moe (Chris Diamantopoulos), Larry (Sean Hayes) and Curly (Will Sasso) were anonymously dropped of at an orphanage. Now grown, though hardly grown up, the trio bumbles into big trouble while trying to save the institution. These Three Stooges are based on classic characters. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: D+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 92
Theater Release: 13 Apr 2012
Video Release: 17 Jul 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

The violence in this film is intended to be funny, however it frequently targets another person with an intent to harm or embarrass. How does this type of violence compare with other movies where similar pratfalls occur, but they are due to a person’s clumsy manner or foolishness? What types of violence do you think young children may be tempted to mimic?

How are adoption and foster care portrayed in this movie? Would most children prefer to find a loving home rather than live in an orphanage?

Learn about the original Three Stooges here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Three_Stooges

Check out their official website here: http://www.threestooges.com

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About the Reviewer: Kerry Bennett

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