Zoolander 2 parents guide

Zoolander 2

He's back on the runway.

Overall D

Everything old is new again in this sequel to the 2001 film. Reprising their former roles, Ben Stiller plays an aging male model and Owen Wilson stars as Hansel, his friend in fashion.

Release date February 12, 2016

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

Why is Zoolander 2 rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Zoolander 2 PG-13 for crude and sexual content, a scene of exaggerated violence, and brief strong language.

Run Time: 102 minutes

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Zoolander 2
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Zoolander 2 rated PG-13? Zoolander 2 is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for crude and sexual content, a scene of exaggerated violence, and brief strong language.

Violence: Frequent violent portrayals and mayhem are shown in a humorous context, where injuries and deaths are trivialized. A gun chase results in the shooting of a celebrity—this long sequence depicts the repeated bullets hitting the body and bloody wounds. Characters discuss a serial murderer. The depiction of a construction disaster shows a collapsing building that leads to an explosion, injuries and fatalities. A child puts a metal utensil in a toaster and is in danger from other kitchen hazards. A car rolls several times, but the occupants are not injured. Characters are bullied, mocked and verbally berated. Human sacrifice is discussed, and there are images of this ritual with victims being strapped down and threatened with a knife, as well as a shot of a human heart being held in a man’s hand. Stabbing and impaling are shown. A man is scalded by hot liquid. Characters are burned by lava.

Sexual Content: Sexual jokes and references are pervasive and include masturbation, bestiality, orgies, bondage sex, sadomasochist attraction, bisexual and heterosexual relationships. A man runs away from the news that he has impregnated several people (men, women, an animal and what looks like a child are among the soon to be parents). Women are seen in scanty and sexy costumes, and some shirtless men are also shown. An intersexual character makes sensual gestures towards a man. Crude terms for body parts and sexual behavior are frequent. A character is advised to engage in meaningless sex. A couple kisses passionately and playfully touch tongues. A man puts his hands on a woman’s breasts. Talking to a child, a man shares details about a two-on-one sexual encounter involving the child’s mother. Woman wrestle with each other and ogling men (and a boy) look on. Sexually suggestive art is shown. A miscarriage is mentioned.

Language: One use of the sexual expletive is a heard in a non-sexual context. A sexual finger gesture is shown. Scatological slang, mild and moderate profanities are included in the script as are crude names for body parts and sexual slurs. Name calling and bullying occur.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Some background characters are shown smoking. Drinking occurs in social settings.

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Zoolander 2
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Violence, Sexual Content.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Sexual Content, Language May Offend.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Zoolander 2 is directed by Ben Stiller and stars Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Penélope Cruz.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Zoolander 2 movie is May 24, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Zoolander 2: Magnum Edition
Release Date: 24 May 2016
Zoolander 2 releases to home video in a Magnum Edition (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- The Zoolander Legacy
- Go Big or Go Rome
- Drake Sather: The Man Who Created Zoolander
- Youth Milk

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This film is a sequel to Zoolander. Ben Stiller gives a more family friendly performance in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. He and Owen Wilson star together in the Night at the Museum franchise.

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