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

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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

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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