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Mr. Magorium (Dustin Hoffman) decides to retire and leave his Wonder Emporium to his shop assistant Molly (Natalie Portman), so he hires an accountant (Jason Bateman) to settle his affairs. Unfortunately, the man of numbers doesn't have enough imagination to see how magical the toy store truly is.
Why Is Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium Rated G?
Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium is rated G
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Although this movie takes place in a toy store, in many ways it is an adult story about regaining childhood dreams and believing in oneself. Moving at a gentle pace, the film has few content issues aside from a brief mild profanity and some moments of peril in the toy store. The biggest concern for parents may be the discussion of impending death and the idea of reincarnation.
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Like this film, Toy Story and the sequel Toy Story 2 uses the playthings within a child’s room as characters . Willie Wonka & The Chocolate Factory introduces a magical world of sweets and treats located inside a candy factory. Actor Dustin Hoffman stars as a nautical scoundrel in the movie Hook —another tale about rekindling childhood imagination.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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DVD Release Date: 4 March 2008
Mr. Magoriums Wonder Emporium comes to DVD (in both widescreen and full screen versions) with a whole toy chest full of bonus extras. Go behind the scenes with Strangely Weird and Weirdly Strange: The Magical World of a Wonder Emporium, which features An Eccentric Boss and an Awkward Apprentice, To Find Eric Applebaum- Start by Saying Hi, A Magical Toy Store, and The Big Book of Toys. Movie trailers and a Paper Airplane Tutor DVD-ROM game are also included. Audio tracks are available in English (5.1 Dolby Digital), as well as Spanish and French (Dolby Digital Surround), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.