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Meet Dave

Released

Jul 10, 2008

Latest Home Video

Nov 24, 2008

MPAA Rating

PG

Cast

Eddie Murphy
Elizabeth Banks
Gabrielle Union

Studio

Twentieth Century Fox

Still shot from the movie: Meet Dave.

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Synopsis

Meet Dave (Eddie Murphy). He may look like a human being, but really he is an elaborately disguised spaceship for a crew of miniature aliens on a secret mission. The tiny extraterrestrials have obviously given great thought to each part of their plan -- except for the possibility of their machine deciding to fall in love with a sexy Earthling (Elizabeth Banks).

Content Details

Why Is Meet Dave Rated PG?

Meet Dave is rated PG for bawdy and suggestive humor, action and some language.

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Unbeknownst to the humans, the aliens intend to raid Earth in order to save their own planet. Mutiny among the crewmembers results in Dave blasting his way out of a police holding cell, blowing up a cruiser and coming under attack from Homeland Security. A man is hit by a car and later is struck on the head with a bottle. When two crooks attempt to rob a convenience store, one of them is tossed against the wall and the other has his gun destroyed. Kids bully a smaller boy on several occasions. A man kicks a cat across the room. Bathroom jokes include a man passing both money and undigested hotdogs. A brief scene of male buttock nudity is seen. A negative homosexual stereotype is shown, along with infrequent sexual comments. Several terms of Deity are also used.

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According to the ship’s database, the movie It’s a Wonderful Life, is a mainstay of American culture. Other quirky space adventures that follow the arrival of aliens include The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe and the animated Space Jam.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
G Violence, Crude Content.
AB PG
MB PG Violence.
ON PG Not Recommended for Young Children
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Meet Dave...

Release Date: 25 November 2008

Meet Dave on this DVD release, which throws a gag reel and some crew confessions into the introduction. The movie is presented in full screen and widescreen, with audio tracks in 5.1 Dolby Surround (English, Spanish and French) and subtitles in English and Spanish.

Meet Dave is also being released on Blu-ray. This format is authored in BD-Java with AVC (MPEG 4) compression on a single-layer 25 GB disc. Bonus extras include the gag reel and crew confessions available on the DVD disc, plus crew profiles, an alternate ending, deleted scenes, a making-of featurette, and some clips from Fox Movie Channel Presents (Life After Film School With Director Brian Robbins, Making A Scene and World Premiere). The movie is presented in widescreen format with 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Audio (English) and 5.1 Dolby Digital audio (Spanish and French) and subtitles in English and Spanish.

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