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.
Why Is The Lego Movie Rated PG?
The Lego Movie is rated PG for mild action and rude humor.
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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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2015 Critics Choice AwardsOn January 15, 2015, the members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (which includes our Rod Gustafson) had their say about the best movies released in 2014. The winners were announced at the Critics Choice Movie Awards (CCMAs). These awards are decided by over 300 broadcast film critics in the US and Canada. Unlike ...
2015 Oscar NominationsIt’s Oscar season and the nominations were announced earlier today. As usual, the big news is just as much about the movies not included as it is about the movies that are. Personally, the big miss for me was The Lego Movie in the animation category. Another notable absentee ...
Thieves Making a Haul on LegoEmmet, a construction worker made out of Lego, might think “everything is awesome,” but he’d be wrong.
Lego Dominates at the Box Office—AgainEven 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.
Hilarious Bloopers and Behind-The-Scenes from The LEGO MovieIf 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 ...
Lego Storms the Box OfficeLEGO 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.
Lego Embraces HollywoodLEGO 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 ...
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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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)