Curious George parents guide

Curious George

The famous story book character gets a chance to monkey around on the big screen.

Overall A-

Based on the well-known children's book about a little monkey and his friend The Man In the Yellow Hat, this film follows the many misadventures that happen whenever George gets curious.

Violence B+
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A

Why is Curious George rated G? The MPAA rated Curious George G

Run Time: 86 minutes

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Curious George
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Curious George rated G? Curious George is rated G by the MPAA

Concerns in this movie are very limited, however because of the young target age group it is aimed at, we’ve provided this detailed content list:
A man is accidentally shot by a tranquilizer dart. A clumsy character throws a machete. A man selfishly determines to have his way and destroys documentation that may thwart another’s goals. A man falls from the first story of a building, but lands in some bushes and avoids injuries. George is often in peril, including a traffic accident where he is nearly run over and floating away after taking some helium balloons. Technically, Ted steals balloons that he takes from other children at the zoo so he can rescue George. And for children likely to mimic what they see on the screen, George eats fireflies with a humorous consequence (Ted also does the same).

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Curious George
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G -----
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

News About "Curious George"

Cast and Crew

Curious George is directed by Matthew O'Callaghan and stars Will Ferrell, Dick Van Dyke, David Cross, Drew Barrymore.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Curious George movie is March 3, 2015. Here are some details…

Blu-ray Notes: Curious George
Blu-ray Release Date: 3 March 2015
Curious George releases to Blu-ray with the following bonus features:
- Jack Johnson “Upside Down” Music Video with Sing-Along
- Deleted Scenes
-“Drawn” to George
- Monkey Around with Words
- A Very Curious Car
- Monkey in Motion

DVD Notes: Curious George
DVD Release Date: 26 September 2006
Parents and kids will find plenty of extras to go ape over on the DVD release of Curious George. These include the Jack Johnson music video and sing-along Upside Down, 15 deleted scenes, and three featurettes: Drawn to George (learn to draw the mischievous monkey), Monkey In Motion (see how an animation artist makes George come alive) and Monkey Around with Words (education made fun). The disc (available in either wide or full screen) also provides a bunch of other interactive games, such as a virtual coloring book, a hide-and-seek game called Where's George, anda Banana Hunt activity. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 5.1) and Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.

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Man and primates also cross paths in the animated film Tarzan. Another popular children’s book series to be adapted to the silver screen is Winnie the Pooh. You can learn all about him and his pals in The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Piglet’s Big Movie and Pooh’s Heffalump Movie.

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