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Antonio Banderas reprises his role as Zorro and crosses swords (and a plethora of other weapons of death and destruction) with a political terrorist. Meanwhile, his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones), is demanding he retire the mask and come home to their young son (Adrian Alonso).
Why Is The Legend of Zorro Rated PG?
The Legend of Zorro is rated PG
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Don’t let the PG rating fool you—this movie contains a lot of violence. Although little blood is shown and the combat often feels choreographed, the intensity of images will still be disturbing to many viewers. Female and child characters are often put in positions of peril. Death threats, both verbal and physical, are frequent. Humor is derived from a groin injury, the rebellious attitude of a youngster, main characters turning to alcohol in the face of disappointment, as well as a woman and a horse smoking a pipe (the horse gets drunk too). While an attempt is made to point out the importance of spending time with family members, that worthy message gets a bit lost in the scuffle.
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The perquel to this film is The Mask of Zorro. Tyron Power played this Spanish vigilante in the 1940 movie, The Mark of Zorro. Other champions of justice to grace the silver screen include: Superman, Spiderman and the more family-friendly The Incredibles.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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DVD Release Date: 31 January 2006
Pull the mask off this superhero movie and find out what’s behind The Legend of Zorro with this release from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Included are featurettes about the stunts and visual effects, as well as behind-the-scenes peeks at Armand’s party and playing with trains. The director and cinematographer offer an audio commentary on the film and some deleted scenes. For those fascinated by the art of filmmaking, there are also two multi-angle scene deconstructions. Presented in either wide or full screen, both DVD versions provide audio tracks in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) and French (Dolby Surround), with subtitles in English and French.
Blu-ray Release Date: 1 December 2009
The Mask of Zorro and The Legend of Zorro also releases as a 2-Disc Blu-ray Box Set with the following bonus extras:
- Commentary from Director Martin Campbell and Cinematographer Phil Meheux.
- Alternate Opening and Closing Scenes (with optional commentary).
- Deleted Scenes (with optional commentary).
- Multi-Angle Comparison