Epic Movie parents guide

Epic Movie

Overall D

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.

Release date January 25, 2007

Violence D
Sexual Content D+
Profanity D+
Substance Use C

Why is Epic Movie rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Epic Movie PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language and some comic violence.

Run Time: 86 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Epic Movie rated PG-13? Epic Movie is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for crude and sexual humor, language and some comic violence.

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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Epic Movie
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Sexual Content. Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children. Crude Content. Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Crude Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Epic Movie is directed by and stars Kal Penn, Adam Campbell, Jennifer Coolidge.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Epic Movie movie is May 22, 2007. Here are some details…

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 Campbell’s 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.

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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).