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Seventy-eight-year-old Carl Fredricksen (voice of Edward Asner) has always wanted to see South America, so he ties thousands of balloons to his house and heads UP and away on the adventure of a lifetime. All seems to be going according to plan until the elderly man discovers some excess baggage, in the form of a pesky nine-year-old named Russell (voice of Jordan Nagai), who has inadvertently come along for the ride. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 96
Theater Release: 29 May 2009
Video Release: 03 Dec 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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Up is rated PG: for some peril and action.

Cast: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger
Studio: 2009 DIsney / Pixar
Website: Official site for Up.

Detailed Review

When a studio is as consistently successful as Pixar has been, audiences almost hold their breath in anticipation of a misstep. Thankfully, we can all inhale deeply. Honored as the… 
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Why Is Up Rated PG?

While this animated film contains a strong storyline and well-timed humor, there are several scenes… 
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