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Where the Wild Things Are

Max (Max Records) may be having trouble adjusting to his mom's (Catherine Keeper) single status and new boyfriend (Mark Ruffalo), but when he runs away to an imaginary island Where the Wild Things Are, he discovers these monsters don't live in a paradise either. This movie is an adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 101
Theater Release: 16 Oct 2009
Video Release: 02 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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MPAA Rating (United States)

Where the Wild Things Are is rated PG for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language.


Canadian Movie Ratings


CMPDA (Canadian Home Video)

Rated PG

Maritime Provinces Movie Ratings

Rated PG --

Quebec Movie Ratings

Rated G --

Ontario Movie Ratings

Rated PG -- Frightening Scenes.

Manitoba Movie Ratings

Rated PG --

Saskatchewan Movie Ratings

Rated G -- May Frighten Young Children.

Alberta Movie Ratings

Rated PG -- Not Recommended For Young Children.

British Columbia Movie Ratings

Rated G -- May Frighten Young Children.

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