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The Lego Movie

Released

Feb 07, 2014

Latest Home Video

Jun 17, 2014

MPAA Rating

PG

Director

Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Chris McKay

Cast

Morgan Freeman
Elizabeth Banks
Will Arnett
Chris Pratt

Studio

2014 Warner Brothers

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Still shot from the movie: The Lego Movie.

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Synopsis

The kid's toy LEGO assembles itself into an animated movie, featuring an ordinary LEGO man (voice of Chris Pratt) who is mistaken for an extraordinary action figure by a group of super heroes. These "Master Builders" are hoping he will help them dismantle an evil villain's diabolical plans.

Content Details

Why Is The Lego Movie Rated PG?

The Lego Movie is rated PG for mild action and rude humor.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Lego Movie...

Violence: A character steals items. While the movie contains action violence, no blood is depicted. A man is kicked off of a cliff. Simulated explosions and gunfire are shown. One character is impaled on a Lego spear. In a torture scene, a character threatens to melt another character. Ninja-style fighting and other cartoon violence is shown. Cowboys engage in a bar fight. A character is beheaded with a coin. A man dies and others are tied up. A character uses a sharp blade to remove an object from another person’s body.

Sexual Content: A character comments about scratching his backside. Characters make photocopies of their buttocks. A couple falls in love.

Language: The script contains brief modified profanities including heck, dang and gosh.

Alcohol / Drug Use:None noted.

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The screenwriters for this film also penned the scripts of Hotel Transylvania, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. LEGO action figures featured in this film include characters from other popular movies. Look for Batman, Jedi Knights from Star Wars and Gandalf from Lord of the Rings.

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News & Views About The Lego Movie:

Thieves Making a Haul on Lego

Thieves Making a Haul on Lego

Emmet, a construction worker made out of Lego, might think “everything is awesome,” but he’d be wrong.

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Lego Dominates at the Box Office—Again

Lego Dominates at the Box Office—Again

Even a spewing volcano and a bullet-riddled action thriller couldn’t topple The Lego Movie. For the third weekend in a row Emmett and his building block buddies monopolized the box office.

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Hilarious Bloopers and Behind-The-Scenes from The LEGO Movie

Hilarious Bloopers and Behind-The-Scenes from The LEGO Movie

If you’re looking for some additional fun with The LEGO Movie, Warner Bros. Pictures has released a couple of new videos for the online world of humans to enjoy. One is a blooper reel while the other looks at the behind-the-scenes personalities (and egos) of the players in the ...

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Lego Storms the Box Office

Lego Storms the Box Office

LEGO came out of the box and onto the big screen in a big way on its opening weekend. Thanks to the building bricks strong brand appeal and popularity among kids and adults, The Lego Movie grossed over $69 million.

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Lego Embraces Hollywood

Lego Embraces Hollywood

LEGO was different when I was a kid. The blocks came in a handful of colors and basic shapes. Wheels and gears were cutting edge. Instructions were minimal or non-existent. Or at least that’s how I remember it. My siblings and I would spend hours constructing our own version ...

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
G
AB G
MB G
ON G
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
G

Canadian Home Video Rating: G

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Details on home video releases of The Lego Movie...

Home Video Notes: The Lego Movie

Release Date: 17 June 2014

The Lego Movie releases to home video in three packages:

- The Lego Movie (DVD)

- The Lego Movie (Blu-ray + DVD + UltraViolet Combo Pack)

- The Lego Movie: Everything is Awesome Edition (Blu-ray + DVD + UltraViolet Digital HD + Vitruvius minifigure + Collectible 3D Emmet photo + Bonus 3D movie). Bonus extras in this package include:

- Feature Audio Commentary

- Batman: A True Artist

- Michelangelo and Lincoln: History Cops

- Enter the Ninjago

- Bringing LEGO to Life

- “Everything is Awesome” Sing-Along

- See it! Build it!

- Stories from the Story Team

- Fan-Made Films: Top Secret Submissions

- Outtakes and Deleted Scenes

- Alleyway Test

- Dream Job: Meet The LEGO Builders (Everything is Awesome Edition Exclusive)

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Neubie65 says: Jan. 22, 2014

My 3 year old and are huge fans of lego videos but sometimes they are too violent (killing, guns etc).  Can anyone say where the Lego movie stands in the spectrum of Lego (albeit limited) violence.  Clutch Powers = less violent.  Ninjago = too violent.

EMmom says: Feb. 08, 2014

I was nervous about taking my kids to see this movie based on the B- grade for violence. Thankfully I heard on KLOVE that they’re movie rather gave it a 4.5/5 stars for family friendliness. There is violence in here but it didn’t strike me as over the top. It definitely wasn’t the main focus of the movie. The movie has a really good message to it. The full message may be too complex for kids to understand everything (there is a twist at the end).  There were plenty of laughs for kids and adults to enjoy. My family found this movie I be very entertaining.

J says: Feb. 08, 2014

I saw the movie yesterday (2/8).  I think the rating above is correct, there is a tremendous amount of animated violence.  There is no gore, but there’s plenty of hitting, destruction, shooting, etc.  I haven’t seen Clutch Powers or Ninjago, but my sense is the movie is too violent for kids under the age of 8.  There’s a reason this is PG compared to say Toy Story (rated G). 

I would say the level of violence is comparable to The Incredibles (which got a C+ on this site)

A major character is killed, there are fights with weapons, destruction, and torture.  If your kids are already “shooting” with the lego toys, then this movie is probably just a super-exciting version of your kids imagination anyway.  For the littler ones… well… I won’t let my 3-year old see it for a few years.

All that being said, the movie was totally awesome for me!  I want to see it again.  It’s a blockbuster.  There is nothing wrong with the movie for mature kids, or families ready to discuss what happens in the movie (and the talk-it-over discussion topics are spot-on).

HBinOC says: Jun. 12, 2014

I thought this movie was way too violent, not at all like the Lego City"short films”, which are great. The only part I liked was the first 10 minutes. My (sensitive) 7 year old was really bothered by some of the actions…glueing down the parents and the beheading.

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