Rango parents guide


Overall B-

When Rango (voice of Johnny Depp) is accidentally abandoned in the Mojave desert, the already insecure chameleon finds he may have to do more than just change his color in order to fit in with the locals.

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

Why is Rango rated PG? The MPAA rated Rango PG for rude humor, language, action and smoking.

Run Time: 107 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Rango rated PG? Rango is rated PG by the MPAA for rude humor, language, action and smoking.

Violence: A character is run over by a car. A character is thrown from a car onto the highway, nearly hit by speeding vehicles and smashed into a windshield. A hawk chases several animals and destroys property. Other characters are shot at, crushed, impaled with cactus needles, dropped from heights, hit with rocks, threatened with weapons, and started on fire. Explosives are hurled at characters. A child plays with a loaded gun and points it at people. A bird has an arrow impaled in his head and through his eye. A snake threatens the townsfolk. An animal is drowned and others are put in a tank that fills quickly with water. Characters are beaten with a stick on several occasions. Birds are shown hanging in nooses.

Sexual Content: The naked torso of a headless doll is seen on several occasions, as is a buxom female. Numerous jokes include sexual innuendo, comments about anatomy or references to sexual activity. A male character wears a dress. One character licks the face of a girl.

Language: The script contains many mild profanities and a partial moderate vulgarity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters, including the main character, drink. Some are portrayed as drunk. Men and women infrequently smoke cigars and cigarettes.

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

News About "Rango"

Cast and Crew

Rango is directed by Gore Verbinski and stars Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Alfred Molina, Bill Nighy, Harry Dean Stanton, Ray Winstone, Timothy Olyphan.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Rango movie is July 15, 2011. Here are some details…

Rango releases to DVD and Blu-ray on July 15, 2011.

Rango: Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy includes:

- Audio Commentary

- Real Creatures of Dirt

- Deleted Scenes and Alternate Ending

- Theatrical Trailer

- Breaking the Rules: Making Animation History

- Storyboard Reel Picture-in-Picture

- A Field Trip to Dirt

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