Rio parents guide


Overall B+

Blu (voice of Jesse Eisenberg) was just an ordinary pet until the domesticated macaw heads off on an adventure to Rio where he meets a free spirited wild bird named Jewel (voice of Anne Hathaway).

Release date April 15, 2011

Violence B
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A-
Substance Use A-

Why is Rio rated PG? The MPAA rated Rio PG for mild off color humor.

Run Time: 96 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Rio rated PG? Rio is rated PG by the MPAA for mild off color humor.

Violence: Frequent slapstick violence includes falling, tussles, characters who are caged or threatened and a crotch injury gag. A group of monkeys fleece a group of tourists. A boy drives wildly through the streets on a motorcycle.

Sexual Content: Characters wear skimpy costumes at Carnival and swimwear on the beach. A character awkwardly attempts a mating ritual (includes some benign sexual innuendo). A bra is seen on a clothesline.

Language: Brief name-calling is used. "Poop" is heard in a song’s lyrics.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Two glasses of wine are seen on the table during dinner.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence.
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Rio is directed by Carlos Saldanha and stars Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Rio movie is August 2, 2011. Here are some details…

Rio releases to home video on August 2, 2011 with the following bonus extras:

Rio on DVD and Blu-Ray:

- Explore the World of Rio: Beach, Jungle, City and Stadium

- Blu Shows the Way (Introduction)

- Boom-Boom Tish Tish: The Sounds of Rio

- The Making of Hot Wings

- Saving the Species: One Voice at a Time

- The Real Rio

- Welcome to Rio Music Video

- Deleted Scene: Fruit Stand

- Carnival Dance O Rama: Intro, Blu, Jewel, Luiz, Monkeys, Nico and Pedro, Raphael and Samba Line.

- Rio de JAM-eiro Jukebox

- Taio Cruz   Telling the World Music Video

- Angry Birds Rio   Trailer, Nigel Mash Up and Instructional Video

Rio on Blu-Ray also includes:

-Postcards from Rio

-Live Lookup Powered By IMDB

Rio releases in a 3D version on August 30, 2011.

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