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Hot Rod

Rod Kimble (Samberg) may not be very smart, but he believes in fighting fair. That is why the self-proclaimed stuntman is prepared to do the most dare-devilish of jumps to raise money for an operation for his abusive stepfather. Once the old man gets better, then he'll get even. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: C
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: D+
Run Time: 88
Theater Release: 02 Aug 2007
Video Release: 27 Nov 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Hot Rod is rated PG-13: for crude humor, language, some comic drug-related and violent content.

Cast: Andy Samberg, Isla Fisher, Jorma Taccone
Studio: Paramount Pictures

Detailed Review

As an aspiring stuntman, Rod Kimble (Andy Samberg) is like a little boy begging for someone to watch him do tricks on the playground. Whether it involves attempting to jump… 
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Why Is Hot Rod Rated PG-13?

Wanting to prove himself a man, Rod engages in routine fights with his stepfather that… 
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Talk It Over

Considering the way Frank treats Rod, is it believable that Rod would want to have… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Director/writer Jared Hess also spotlights underachievers in his films. In Napoleon Dynamite, a high… 
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