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Epic Movie is a spoof that sets out to lampoon various Hollywood hits from the past few years. In the name of comedy, the script excuses such ploys as: bathroom humor, profanities, violent acts, vulgar jokes, sexual imagery, racial slurs, and demeaning portrayals.
Why Is Epic Movie Rated PG-13?
Epic Movie is rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language and some comic violence.
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This film contains ample content from all areas. Sexual topics are frequently depicted, both verbally and on screen. Although there is no overt nudity, a half naked male posterior is seen. Violent acts (such as a stabbing) are played out for comedic effect. No consequences for loss of life or injury are shown. Drunkenness and profanities are also included. Many scenes may be interpreted as demeaning to Christians, women, homosexuals and people of color.
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Two spoofs that manage to create humor without becoming humiliating or demeaning are Galaxy Quest (which pokes fun at the popularity of the Star Trek franchise) and Shrek (which plays with fairytale characters).
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Epic Movie...
Epic Movie makes it’s big DVD review in either the original theatrical version (rated PG-13) or an Unrated Edition. Bonus materials for the theatrical version include a writer/director commentary, casting sessions, a gag reel and alternate ending. The unrated edition offers all the above plus Adam Campbells tour of the Willy Wonka Factory, and several featurettes. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Surround 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Surround) and French (Dolby Surround), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.