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Audrey (voice of Taylor Swift) is in love with trees. And Ted (voice of Zac Efron) is in love with Audrey. Because there are no trees anymore, Ted decides to impress Audrey by trying to find out what happened to the amazing plants -- which means talking to The Once-ler (voice of Ed Helms), the only creature that might know.
Why Is Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Rated PG?
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is rated PG for brief mild language.
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Violence: The film contains numerous depictions of slapstick and cartoon-like violence. A man is knocked over when a large inflatable explodes. A tween is almost injured by abandoned axes. Characters are kicked, slapped, hit on the head, smacked with objects, threatened, shocked from static, punched, and put in peril. Animals are exposed to environmental toxins and enticed with junk food.
Sexual Content: A boy imagines kissing a girl. Later she pecks him on the cheek.
Language: Some mild name-calling is included.
Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.
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The directors and screenwriter of this animation also worked together creating the movieDespicable Me. Dr. Seuss penned the stories behind these films: The Grinch Who Stole Christmas (the 1966 animation), The Grinch Who Stole Christmas (the 2000 live-action version) Cat in The Hat and Horton Hears a Who.
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5 Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday on March 2If you love reading The Cat in the Hat or any of the other whimsical, rhyming stories by Dr. Seuss then get ready to mark Dr. Seuss Day on March 2. The National Education Association is sponsoring the annual Read Across America Day to celebrate literacy on the author’s birthday.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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Home Video Notes: Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
Release Date: 7 August 2012
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax release to home video (DVD and Blu-ray) with the following bonus extras:
- Directors’ Commentary
- 3 Mini Movies
- Making of the Mini Movies
- Deleted Scene
- Seuss to Screen
- Seuss It Up
- Truffula Run Game
- “Let It Grow” Sing-Along
- Once-Ler’s Wagon
Exclusive HD Content
- Get Out of Town Game
- O’Hare TV
- Expedition to Truffula Valley