Even a big helping of cranberry sauce can't save this turkey of a movie
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Rating & Content Info
Why is Free Birds rated PG? Free Birds is rated PG by the MPAA for some action/peril and rude humor.
Violence: A turkey screams when he sees a cooked bird being carved for dinner. A farmer is shown carrying a bird and a hatchet. A character is tossed into a burlap bag and kidnapped. Characters are slapped, punched and threatened. Soldiers fire on characters with flamethrowers. A pack of ferocious dogs, along with men with guns and dynamite, chase a group of turkeys. A character is hit in the eye with a laser beam. Characters blow up building using gunpowder. A character dies in a fire. Flaming pumpkins and cannons are shot at enemies. Characters experience frequent peril.
Sexual Content: The script includes numerous buttock jokes and some sexual innuendo. Two male characters share a moment of supposed sexual attraction. A girl hints a relationship between her father and a female employee. A couple kisses off screen.
Language: The script contains some name-calling and threats.
Alcohol / Drug Use:None noted.
Page last updated February 4, 2014
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News About "Free Birds"
Cast and Crew
Free Birds is directed by Jimmy Hayward and stars Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler.
The most recent home video release of Free Birds movie is February 4, 2014. Here are some details…
Home Video Notes: Free Birds
Release Date: 4 February 2014
Free Birds releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Birds Flipping History
- Animating Free Birds: The Main Course
- Winging It: Animators in Action
- Talking Turkey with Composer Dominic Lewis
- Shake A Tail Feather
- Theatrical Trailer
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Director Jimmy Hayward also worked on Horton Hears a Who, a story about another endangered group hoping for lifesaving help. Birds of a feather flock together to keep from being eaten in the animation Chicken Run. The origins of Turkey Day are explained in A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.