The Simpsons Movie parents guide

The Simpsons Movie

Overall C+

The first family of the Fox Television series The Simpsons makes a big screen debut as a feature-length movie. In this case, their trademark irreverent humor springs from Homer (voice of Dan Castellaneta) accidentally polluting a river with toxic waste, which floods into a state of emergency for the citizens of Springfield.

Release date July 26, 2007

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

Why is The Simpsons Movie rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Simpsons Movie PG-13

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The Simpsons Movie
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Simpsons Movie rated PG-13? The Simpsons Movie is rated PG-13 by the MPAA

Parents can expect content very similar to the kind encountered in The Simpsons television series. Homer Simpson, the father of the family, is often rude to his wife and children, yet usually ends up apologizing, recognizing his folly (to some degree), and echoing his wife’s determination to maintain their marriage. However, he is physically abusive to his son Bart (attempting to strangle him when he misbehaves), and lies when the police ask him if he dared his son to skateboard naked through their town (Bart is briefly shown from the front, completely nude). A naked Bart is handcuffed to the lamppost and made a public spectacle. Infrequent violence is portrayed with people hitting each other, and police being hit with their own bullets. A few moments of sexual innuendo are also included, as well as a scene where Homer and Marge are seen in their underwear (sexual activity is implied). References are made to homosexuality (including the depiction of two male police officers kissing), and bestiality (a man considers kissing a pig), and offensive comments are directed towards Christians, Buddhists, and homosexuals. Scatological humor, infrequent mild profanities, terms of deity, and two rude anatomical terms are used. A secondary character is shown smoking illegal drugs and Bart drinks hard liquor and becomes intoxicated.

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The Simpsons Movie
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG -----
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Simpsons Movie is directed by and stars Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Simpsons Movie movie is December 17, 2007. Here are some details…

The Simpsons Movie releases on DVD with deleted scenes, an alternate ending, alternate character designs (by the Directors and Matt Groening), and two audio commentaries (one with James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, Mike Scully, David Silverman, Dan Castellaneta, and Yeardley Smith, the other with directors David Silverman, Mike B. Anderson, Steven Dean Moore and Rich Moore). Other bonus features include Homer’s Monologue On The Tonight Show, The Simpsons Judge American Idol, Homer Introduces American Idol, and LetÕs All Go To The Lobby. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Surround 5.1 sound), Spanish and French (Dolby Surround), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

The Simpsons Movie (and all of the above mentioned extra materials) will also release in BD-Java with AVC (MPEG 4 compression) on a dual-layer 50 GB disc with 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Master Audio (English), as well as 5.1 Dolby Digital sound (English, French and Spanish).

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Other cartoon series to get the big screen treatment include The Wild Thornberrys Movie, Rugrats In Paris: The Movie and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.