The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle
When Boris, Natasha and Fearless Leader take over numerous television networks with the goal of hypnotizing American viewers, young FBI investigator Karen Sympathy tries to stop them with the help of sharp-tongued Rocky and dim-witted Bullwinkle.
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- Des McAnuff
- This movie is
- 2001 Razzie® Awards
- Worst Supporting Actress nominee: Rene Russo
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: DTS 5.1 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette; cast and crew information; parental lock.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle is a live action film featuring the classic characters from the early 1960s cartoon series. While the film adheres closely to the satire and all the goofy puns of the original, it also has some postmodern fun with cartoonish violence from those days -- characters falling from high places, characters flattened into two dimensions by trucks, planes crashing with characters emerging unscathed. The all-star cameo appearances occur almost as frequently as the nonstop wordplay; parents (especially those who grew up with the original Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, either when it originally aired or in perpetual syndication) will laugh out loud at some of the jokes, along with older kids. But the cerebral humor might go over for younger kids' heads. Still, this film comes as close as possible to capturing much of the style and humor of the original, and is a whole lot of fun.
- Sexual Content
- Not applicable.
- Cartoonish violence. A car driven by Bullwinkle careens out of control and crashes. An old propeller plane crashes nose-first into the ground. No one is hurt in either of these situations. A truck runs over Rocky and Bullwinkle, flattening them. Lots of explosions. A car blows up. An antagonist points a gun at an FBI agent.
- "Damn." "Crap."
- Social Behavior
- In the words of Agent Sympathy: "What you believe in when you're young can still be true when you grow up."
- While sent into cyberspace, Bullwinkle flies toward corporate logos like Best Buy, Nokia, and AOL.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Boris Badanov and Natasha celebrate a perceived victory by opening a bottle of champagne. They toast, and drink, but do not act intoxicated.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it