The Adventures of Food Boy

2008 PG 1h 30m DVD

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The Adventures of Food Boy

2008 PG 1h 30m DVD
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When high school overachiever Ezra (Lucas Grabeel) discovers that he has the strange power to make food appear in his hands, his life quickly shoots to the head of the popular crowd at school. But as his ability starts to take over every area of his life, he must decide whether to give up his gift and live a normal life or embrace his identity and use his power for good. Dane Cannon directs this family drama that also stars Brittany Curran.
Format
DVD
Screen
Widescreen 1.85:1
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
PG - Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give parental guidance. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
age 10+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 10+
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Reviews

age 10+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this movie is not for those with weak stomachs -- it has lots of theatrical (though mercifully camouflaged) vomiting and dares to eat disgusting food combinations. Male characters anchor the action while two appealing girl actors are reduced to decorative sidekicks. A grandma, dad, and son make up the main family unit, and a multicultural group of friends sticks together.

Sexual Content

Teen flirting and one kiss.

Violence

Mild bullying and intimidation; repeated food fights, including one battle royal.

Language

Not applicable

Social Behavior

A student tries to win popularity through stunts like chugging a gallon of milk and doing wild magic tricks. A female student is talked out of running for class president so that two boys can compete, and doesn't seem to see this as a letdown. An unsupervised (though apparently dry) teen party is shown. The main character learns hard lessons about embracing the gift that makes him unique.

Consumerism

The cast is studded with Disney Channel stars.

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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