In the waddle of penguins where Mumble (voice by Elijah Wood) is born, being able to sing ensures status in the flock and the best chance for attracting a mate. Unfortunately, this Antarctic dweller can't carry a tune, even though he's an amazing dancer. This coming-of age tale focuses on the positives of non-conformity, environmental issues and MTV style dance numbers-- but not much on the storyline.
Why Is Happy Feet Rated PG?
Happy Feet is rated PG for some mild peril and rude humor.
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Mumble’s life on the island is full of natural dangers from predators, winter storms and the lack of food. On at least three occasions, Mumble finds himself on the dining table. The script also includes some mild sexual comments and name calling.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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Happy Feet dances onto DVD in a variety of formats. You can choose from widescreen, full screen, Blu-ray or the HD DVD and Standard DVD combo presentations. All of the editions also offer two new fully animated sequences (Mumble Meets a Blue Whale and A Happy Feet Moment), private dance lesson with Savion Glover, two music videos (Gia’s Hit Me Up and Prince’s The Song of the Heart), plus the classic cartoon I Love to Singa. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 EX), Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1 EX) and French (Dolby Digital 5.1 EX), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.