Sing parents guide


The animal world's got talent.

Overall B-

In this animation, a koala bear (voice of Matthew McConaughey) hosts a singing competition in order to improve business at his theater.

Release date December 21, 2016

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

Why is Sing rated PG? The MPAA rated Sing PG for some rude humor and mild peril

Run Time: 110 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Sing rated PG? Sing is rated PG by the MPAA for some rude humor and mild peril

Beyond the movie ratings: What Parents need to know about…

Violence: Frequent depictions of slapstick and non-graphic violence, with some situations that may be frightening for young viewers. A character that is deeply in debt tries to avoid talking to his loan manger. A gang of characters participate in robberies and plan a heist. Reckless driving, car accidents, property damage, evading police, threats with weapons and arrests are shown. A character has a glass eye that often pops out. Bullying, ridiculing and demeaning occur. A father is disappointed in his son, causing emotional pain for both. A timid character is encouraged to take chances. A character cheats while gambling, and has his life threatened by those he shortchanged. A building collapses and characters narrowly escape being killed. A jailbreak is depicted and a police chase ensues.

Sexual Content: Some mild sexual innuendo and flatulent jokes are heard. Characters embrace and kiss. A teen couple appear to live together, although no sexual relationship between them is ever implied. Characters wear skimpy and revealing clothing.

Profanity: Infrequent mild profanity is included.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink alcohol in a club setting.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario G Cartoon/Animation Action
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Sing is directed by Garth Jennings and stars Matthew McConaughey, John C. Reilly, Jon Robert Hall, Scarlett Johansson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Sing movie is March 21, 2017. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Sing
Release Date: 21 March 2017
Sing releases to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD or Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD) with the following extras:
- Mini-Movies:
Gunter Babysits - Gunter offers to watch all of Rosita’s 25 piglets for the night, trying to prove he’s the best babysitter ever.
Love At First Sight - During a piano lesson with Johnny, Miss Crawly becomes nostalgic about the dancing and romancing of her youth. Johnny convinces her that it’s not too late to find someone and helps her setup a profile on a dating website.
Eddie’s Life Coach - Eddie’s mom signs her slacker son up for a digital training seminar to get his life back on track.
- “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing” Music Video - A cool and unique music video starring Tori Kelly.
- Making a Music Video with Tori Kelly - A behind the scenes look at the making of Tori’s music video with exclusive insights provided by Tori herself.
- “Faith” Music Video
- “Set It All Free” Lyric Video
- The Making of SING - We take you through the animation studios of Illumination with interviews from Chris Meledandri, producer Janet Healy, the various animation teams and the voice talent of SING.
- Finding the Rhythm: Editing SING - Illumination editor Greg Perler, takes us inside the edit bay and reveals the secrets behind cutting an animated film. We’ll plunge into his world in this fun and eye-opening peek inside the room where the magic gets put together.
- Character Profiles - Profiles on the incredible cast, all lending their voices to bring these animated characters to life.
- SING & Dance! - “Faith” - Celebrity choreographer Aakomon Jones takes us through a dance routine inspired by SING and the song, “Faith.”
- The SING Network - The SING Network brings you the latest news and highlights the business endeavors of your favorite SING stars.
- The Best Of Gunter - A rapid-fire, fun mash-up of all the best Gunter one-liners.
- The Making Of The Mini-Movies - We’ll explore the themes of each of the mini-movies through the eyes of the artists who made them.

Related home video titles:

Another eclectic group of animals/creatures pursue the entertainment business in The Muppet Movie. A city comprised entirely of various critters is depicted in Zootopia. And a human (James Corden playing Paul Potts) tries out for a real talent show in One Chance.

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