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Overall B

It's a dog eat dog world, so that's why an ordinary beagle with extraordinary superpowers decides to don a cape and tights and try to save the citizens of Capitol City (especially the four-legged ones). A live action remake of the old cartoon series, Underdog features the voice talents of Jason Lee and Amy Adams -- and a lot of CGI effects.

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

MPAA Rating: PG for rude humor, mild language and action.

Talk to your kids about…


Why does Shoeshine want to have a family and be a normal pet? Why is he hesitant to become a superhero? How does he help Jack and his father overcome their differences?

Why does Jack’s father give up his position as a policeman? How does his decision affect his son? What does Jack fail to understand about his father’s choice?