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G.I. Joe - The Rise of the Cobra

Based on a Hasbro product, this boy doll is no longer a child's toy. Instead, he's a lean, mean, elite military fighting machine. Staring Channing Tatum, this G.I Joe is out to disable Cobra, a mercenary organization headed by a Scottish arms dealer. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: D
Sexual Content: B
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 107
Theater Release: 07 Aug 2009
Video Release: 03 Nov 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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G.I. Joe - The Rise of the Cobra is rated PG-13: for strong sequences of action violence and mayhem throughout.

Cast: Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans
Studio: 2009 Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment
Website: Official site for G.I. Joe - The Rise of the Cobra.

Detailed Review

Bombs, bullets and breasts are in ample supply in this action flick, but brains are another matter. Duke (Channing Tatum) and his buddy Ripcord (Marlon Wayans) are given the responsibility… 
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Why Is G.I. Joe - The Rise of the Cobra Rated PG-13?

Nearly non-stop violence permeates this film, which contains just a few scenes of dialogue to… 
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