A LEGO Brickumentary

2015 G 1h 33m Blu-ray / DVD

A LEGO Brickumentary

2015 G 1h 33m Blu-ray / DVD
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Beloved by children and adults, LEGO plastic building bricks have inspired a global network of enthusiasts and LEGO artists, whose amazing creations are showcased in this colorful look into the history of the perennially popular toy.
Jason Bateman
Kief Davidson, Daniel Junge
Blu-ray DVD
Widescreen 1.78:1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Widescreen 1.78:1
G - All ages admitted. Nothing that would offend parents for viewing by children. G - All ages admitted. Nothing that would offend parents for viewing by children.
age 9+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 9+
age 9+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that A Lego Brickumentary is a documentary chronicling aspects of the Lego company's evolution and introducing various super fans (usually self-identified Adult Fans of Lego, aka AFOL) who work with the bricks in unique ways. Although the documentary is about one of the most popular toys in the world, it's not really for very young kids, who might be bored by the spotlights on married master builders or a Danish mathematician who's trying to unlock the formula to find out how many different ways a finite number of Lego bricks can be arranged. There's a lot of discussion about the company, its successes and failures, and how the fan community is far more male than female. Parents of girls may not appreciate the way one AFOL describes "hot girls at Lego conferences" with some "Lego guy code," but, on the bright side, the female master builder who has won several awards for her constructions is also highlighted. There's almost no iffy content in the way of language, violence, sex, or drinking/drugs.

Sexual Content

A husband calls his wife a "one by five" -- the Adult Fan of Lego "guy code" slang for "hot girl" who's into Legos.


Lego Brick movies feature a few battle scenes, and one man crafts Lego-sized weapons.


Not applicable

Social Behavior

Promotes the hobby of building with Legos, which has turned from passion to profession for many who work at the company. Also shows how imagination and creativity have led Lego and its fans to success.


The entire documentary is a tribute to the awesomeness of Legos. Dozens and dozens of Lego kits are featured.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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