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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

Overall C-

Burt Wonderstone (Steve Carell) and his partner Anton Marvelton (Steve Buscemi) have been professional magicians for thirty years. But they are forced to find some new tricks when they face some unexpected competition (Jim Carrey).

Release date March 15, 2013

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

Why is The Incredible Burt Wonderstone rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Incredible Burt Wonderstone PG-13 for sexual content, dangerous stunts, a drug-related incident and language.

Run Time: 101 minutes

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Why is The Incredible Burt Wonderstone rated PG-13? The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual content, dangerous stunts, a drug-related incident and language.

Violence: Frequent “magic” acts involve dangerous and easily mimicked situations including drilling a hole through your skull with a power tool, laying on hot coals, cutting yourself with a knife and pounding a nail with your forehead. In another scene two men fall to the ground from a cage that is dangling a crane—one lands on top of the other resulting in injuries. Characters verbally argue. A man magically places a small dog in another man’s pants.

Sexual Content: A man uses his performing credentials to easily bed women; in one scene we see the beginning of sexual activity. An unmarried man and woman have sex; again we see the beginning of this activity. After a dog is placed in his pants a man makes a sexual remark. Other sexual remarks are heard. Stage crew undresses a woman as she is rushed into a costume—we see her in underwear.

Language: The script includes one sexual expletive, other scatological terms, moderate and mild profanities along with terms of deity.

Drugs/Alcohol: An unnamed drug, derived from a leaf, is used as part of a magic act to put an entire audience to sleep. A character drinks to deal with stress. Social drinking is seen.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Language May Offend, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is directed by Don Scardino and stars Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, Olivia Wilde, James Gandolfini, Steve Buscemi, Alan Arkin.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Incredible Burt Wonderstone movie is June 25, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

Release Date: 25 June 2013

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Combo Pack) with the following extras:

- Deleted Scene & Alternate Takes

- Making Movie Magic with David Copperfield

- Best of The Brain Rapist

- Gag Reel

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