Run, Fat Boy, Run parents guide

Run, Fat Boy, Run

Overall C-

Dennis (Simon Pegg) has been labeled a quitter ever since he jilted his pregnant fiancee (Thandie Newton) at the altar. Now, the only hope he has of shaking this title (and possibly getting his girlfriend back), is to prove he can follow through by do something really difficult --like running a marathon.

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

Why is Run, Fat Boy, Run rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Run, Fat Boy, Run PG-13 for some rude and sexual humor, nudity, language and smoking.

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Why is Run, Fat Boy, Run rated PG-13? Run, Fat Boy, Run is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some rude and sexual humor, nudity, language and smoking.

This story of a man who is unable to finish anything he starts provides a positive message about determination and endurance. Unfortunately only a minimal amount of time is spent on this element while the bulk of the film wanders through scenes of sexual innuendo and discussions of male genitals. An out-of-wedlock pregnancy is discussed and the child becomes a main character in the story. One male character is seen naked from the rear twice and strategically placed objects in a change room obscure the view of another nude man. A man appears to be masturbating when he uses a mannequin’s hand to scratch his clothed genital area. Language includes two uses of a sexual expletive, (including one in a sexual context), along with two depictions of raised middle fingers (one by a child). Other profanities, crude anatomical terms, names of Deity, and a derogatory statement toward an American are heard. Violence includes two men fighting with fists and objects, a shoplifter who taunts a security guard, car theft and a scene where a man pops a huge blister on his foot. Characters smoke and drink in this film, although it is suggested that trying to run a marathon while continuing these habits is a bad idea. A man drinks raw eggs.

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Run, Fat Boy, Run
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Nudity.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba PG Language May Offend, Tobacco Use/Promotion.-----
Ontario PG Language May Offend. Crude Content.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Run, Fat Boy, Run"

Cast and Crew

Run, Fat Boy, Run is directed by and stars Simon Pegg, Hank Azaria, Ameet Chana, Dylan Moran, Thandie Newton.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Run, Fat Boy, Run movie is September 22, 2008. Here are some details…

The DVD release of Run, Fat Boy, Run is cheered on by the inclusion of deleted scenes and an audio commentary with the cast and director. Presented in either Full Frame or Widescreen, the audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital.

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In this film, Dennis trains for his physical feat by drinking raw eggs, just like Rocky. In another UK production, a middle-aged man tries to prove his worth by swimming the English Channel On a Clear Day.