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Surf’s Up


Jun 07, 2007

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Oct 08, 2007

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Brian Benben
Jeff Bridges
Zooey Deschanel
Jon Heder
Jane Krakowski


2007 Columbia Pictures

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Have you ever wondered who invented surfing? You may be surprised to learn the sport was first practiced amongst penguins! And you can learn all about it, as well as take a firsthand look at the Penguin World Surfing Championship in this groundbreaking, computer-animated mockumentary.

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Why Is Surf’s Up Rated PG?

Surf’s Up is rated PG for mild language and some rude humor.

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During interviews for the documentary, family tensions between Cody and his mom and brother become evident. Cody’s laidback approach to life also doesn’t sit well with many other members of his community. Once he gets to the tropical island, Cody shows his stuff. Surfboard spills and crashes result in some of the boarders being rescued by lifeguards. One accident appears to cause a death. Mild sexual innuendo, some potty language and a couple of slang terms for anatomical body parts are included, along with a still shot of a woman smoking.

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Canadian Home Video Rating: G

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Details on home video releases of Surf’s Up...

Surf’s Up releases to DVD with audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French and Spanish), and with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

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