Dragonball - Evolution parents guide

Dragonball - Evolution

Overall B-

Goku (Justin Chatwin) may be young, but he still has a dangerous task to perform. In order to keep Piccolo (James Marsters) and his alien forces from destroying the Earth, the teen must collect seven Dragonballs. These mystical spheres have the ability to give their possessor unlimited power. To accomplish this difficult quest, Goku seeks the help of Master Roshi (Yun-Fat Chow).

Violence C
Sexual Content B
Profanity B
Substance Use A

Why is Dragonball - Evolution rated PG? The MPAA rated Dragonball - Evolution PG for intense sequences of action/violence and brief mild language.

Run Time: 84 minutes

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Dragonball - Evolution
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Why is Dragonball - Evolution rated PG? Dragonball - Evolution is rated PG by the MPAA for intense sequences of action/violence and brief mild language.

Goku is bullied at school by teens who crush his bike, threaten him and attempt to beat him up. At a house party, teens try to beat up a boy. Characters break car windows, have their hands smashed, or are thrown to the ground. While holding one of the seven orbs in his hand, Goku sees scenes of global destruction in his mind. Numerous characters engage in martial arts confrontations, exchange gunfire or use other weapons. A man throws alien life forms into lava and walks across them. Later he jumps through flames. Characters throw fireballs at one another. A girl threatens a man after he touches her backside. The script includes some brief sexual innuendo and profanity. Several shots of female cleavage are shown. A teen couple kisses.

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Dragonball - Evolution
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Violence
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes, Violence
Quebec G Not recommended for young children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Dragonball - Evolution"

Cast and Crew

Dragonball - Evolution is directed by and stars Justin Chatwin, James Marsters, Yun-Fat Chow..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Dragonball - Evolution movie is July 28, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: July 28, 2009

Dragonball Evolutions: Z Edition on DVD is presented in wide screen, with audio tracks in Dolby Surround Sound. Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish. Bonus materials include:

- Eight Deleted Scenes

- Goku’s Workout: Stunt Work featurette-

- Fox Movie Channel Presents: Making a Scene

- Fox Movie channel Presents Life After Film School with Justin Chatwin

- Dragonball Gag Reel

- Brian Anthony “Worked Up” Music Video

Dragonball Evolutions: Z Edition on Blu-ray Disc is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks in 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio (English) and 5.1 Dolby Digital (Spanish and French). Subtitles are available in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Cantonese, Mandarin and Korean. Extra features include:

- Goku’s Quest (scavenger hunt game)

- Eight Deleted Scenes

- Goku’s Workout: Stunt Work featurette

- Fox Movie Channel Presents: Making a Scene

- Fox Movie Channel Presents Life After Film School with Justin Chatwin

- Dragonball Gag Reel

- Brian Anthony “Worked Up” Music Video

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Sending out teens to save the day is a common theme in other movies as well. In The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, a teenager must collect a series of relics before their power can fall into the wrong hands. A young farm boy discovers he is the one chosen to free his people from the oppressive king in Eragon. Actor Yun-Fat Chow takes on a more regal role as the monarch in the 1999 version of Anna and the King.