Land of the Lost parents guide

Land of the Lost

Overall D+

Dr. Rick Marshall's (Will Ferrell) last chance at fame is his much-maligned time-traveling machine. But when the device actually does work, he and his colleagues (played by Danny McBride and Anna Friel) fear they may never get to celebrate his success because they are now trapped in a dangerous alternate universe -- and they don't know how to get back.

Release date June 5, 2009

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

Why is Land of the Lost rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Land of the Lost PG-13 for crude and sexual content and for language including a drug reference.

Run Time: 102 minutes

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Land of the Lost
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Land of the Lost rated PG-13? Land of the Lost is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for crude and sexual content and for language including a drug reference.

Spoofing an infamous television interview is just the first of jokes aimed at ridiculing others, including women, homosexuals, Christians, a specific ethnic group and those with food addictions. Characters fondle one another and themselves. Other sexual gags include a mug depicting female anatomy, crude names for sexual activity and body parts, two men trying to kiss, wet t-shirt jokes, a low cut tank top, a male enhancement drug, topless females with carefully concealed bosoms and men lying in suggestive sleeping positions. Bathroom-type humor portrays characters covered with dinosaur spit, one that is defecated from an animal and another that pours dinosaur urine all over himself. Blood splatters on the ground after a giant bug sucks it from a human. Characters throw rocks at one another. A man is sprayed with a fire extinguisher. Moments of peril occur when characters are chased, attacked by monsters or fall through holes in the ground. One character threatens to eat another. Profanities are prolific in this script, including a strong sexual expletive, an ethnic slur, an irreverent religious remark, and homosexual comments. The film also includes drug references and the depiction of a hallucinogenic experience.

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Land of the Lost
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse and Sexual Language. Violence.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Crude Content.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Frightening Scenes, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Language May Offend.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Land of the Lost"

Cast and Crew

Land of the Lost is directed by and stars Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, Anna Friel.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Land of the Lost movie is October 13, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: 13 October 2009

Land of the Lost on DVD is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French and Spanish) and Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround (English, French and Spanish). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish. Bonus materials include:

- Deleted Scenes

- A Day in the Life of a Big-Time Movie Star

- Devil’s Canyon Gift Shop Commercial and Tour

Land of the Lost on Blu-ray offers audio tracks DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), in Dolby Digital 5.1 (French and Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround (English). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish. Bonus materials include:

- Deleted Scenes (plus some additional scenes not included on the DVD version).

- A Day in the Life of a Big-Time Movie Star.

- Devil’s Canyon Gift Shop Commercial and Tour.

- Dr. Marshall’s Food Diaries (with commentary by Director Brad Silberling).

- This is Not a Routine Expedition (the making of Land of the Lost.)

- Bradley, Sid and Marty: A Conversation with the Krofft’s.

- Commentary with Director Brad Silberling.

- D-Box.

- BD Live - My Scenes Sharing.

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Land of the Lost is based on two previous TV series. The concept of time travel and a skeptical public are also plot elements in the movies The Time Machine and Journey to the Center of the Earth.