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The Gods Must Be Crazy

When a tribe of African bushman find a piece of litter thrown from a plane, they assume it must be a gift from the Gods. That is until the soda-pop bottle starts to cause all kinds of trouble within their social order. But when Xixo (N!xau) decides to return the offering (by throwing it off the end of the Earth), he runs into even more problems -- in the form of civilized man. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 109
Theater Release: 21 Aug 1981
Video Release: 03 Feb 2004
MPAA Rating: PG
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The Gods Must Be Crazy is rated PG:

Cast: Paddy O-Byrne, N!xau, Sandra Prinsloo, Marius Weyers
Studio: 1981 Twentieth Century Fox

Detailed Review

Release Date: August 21, 1981

Life in the Kalahari Dessert looks like a National Geographic documentary until a careless pilot in a passing plane drops his empty Coke bottle out… 
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Why Is The Gods Must Be Crazy Rated PG?

Overall: B+

When a littering pilot throws a soda pop bottle out his plane’s window… 
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How does the narrator’s cynical wit show the film writers’ bias feelings about the Bushmen… 
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