Picture from Moulin Rouge
Overall C-

The tawdry world of the Moulin Rouge is the backdrop for this reinvention of the rock musical that pieces together snippets of popular music from the twentieth century to create a tragic romance between a naive poet (Ewan McGregor) and a seasoned courtesan (Nichol Kidman).

Violence C+
Sexual Content D
Profanity A-
Substance Use C-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content.

Moulin Rouge

The most recent home video release of this movie is October 19, 2010. Here are some details…

Moulin Rouge releases on Blu-ray on November 19, 2010. The disc includes:

- New High Definition Transfer

- Picture-in-Picture Mode (with Audio Commentary by Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Donald M. McAlpine and Craig Pearce)

- Behind-the-Scenes Footage and Stills

- Featurette: A Creative Adventure, Introduction by Baz Luhrmann, and A Word from Baz

-Uncut Footage from the Bazmark Vault: Father & Son (A Look at an Alternate Opening) and Nicole Kidman’s First Vocal Test.

- Production Featurettes and Interviews: The Stars, The Writers, The Design, The Dance, The Music and The Cutting Room

- The Making of Moulin Rouge.


DVD Release Date: December 18, 2001

DVD Extras for Mouiin Rouge:

Theatrical trailers

Production & Writing commentary

Behind the scenes

HBO special - Making Of Moulin Rouge

Star featurettes: Early screenplay drafts, Extended scenes & re-cut dance sequences, Dance pre-shoots.

>Music videos and MTV live performance

Design and marketing gallery

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Baz Luhrmann also directed the 1996 adaptation of Romeo And Juliet.

The Fantasticks, although not completely concern free, is another musical with a carnival-like setting that may be more family friendly.