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The LEGO Batman Movie [2017] [PG] - 1.3.2

 
 

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Unlike the MPAA we do not assign one inscrutable rating based on age, but 3 objective ratings for SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY on a scale of 0 to 10, from lowest to highest, depending on quantity and context.

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In the Lego universe an angry Batman (voiced by Will Arnett) reluctantly goes on a personal quest: He must learn the basics of teamwork and friendship to save Gotham City from The Joker (voiced by Zach Galifianakis) and his villainous army, with the help of Robin (voiced by Michael Cera) and Batgirl (voiced by Rosario Dawson). Also with the voices of Ralph Fiennes, Mariah Carey and Jenny Slate. Directed by Chris McKay. [1:46]

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A male character stares at a female character and has an aura of light around his head and face, indicating infatuation in several scenes. A male character puts on bright red lipstick for several seconds.
 A character removes his shirt and we see his bare Lego chest with muscle lines drawn on it. Two male characters remove their tights in four scenes to reveal rectangular legs and bikini briefs. We see one rounded Lego buttock in profile twice. A male character with muscle lines drawn on his shirt brags that he has huge pecs and a nine-pack; a computer voice says to him, "You have beautiful abs, Sir." One character rubs his bottom on things and calls out, "I'm rubbing my butt on your stuff!"

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A transport plane full of explosives (dynamite and round bombs) flies through the air and a helicopter lands on top of it; figures use blow torches to cut through the cargo bay and a pilot parachutes out the bay as villains take over the plane. Loud music plays as villains take control of a city (including the Riddler, Two Face, Cat Woman, Condiment Man [he squirts mustard and ketchup], Polka Dot Man, Scare Crow, Harley Quinn, a monster made of brown bricks, Mr. Freeze, and dozens of lesser villains who fire yellow beams from ray guns); villains egg the Bat Signal and we see runny eggs on the light, they shoot down a skyscraper with laser beams and it crashes in large flames and clouds of smoke while other small fires burn all over the city and characters run and scream; soldiers and police officers point rifles into the sky and shoot.
 An extended fight scene occurs in a city filled with flames and smoke clouds; in a fist fight between two characters and a dozen others we see large words in the background (Bam and Kapow), police and soldiers fire ray guns and rifles (not very loudly), some characters throw hard boiled eggs as weapons and others use rocket launchers that seem to only light up the sky; a shark on a destroyer in the river fires many torpedoes that create smoke in the sky. A hero and a villain fight with ray guns flaring, fists, and kicks; the villain escapes. A metal rod goes through a penguin character. A Batmobile is driven into a little old lady in the street (we do not see the hit but we hear a thud). A character crashes a banquet with his army of villains and is fought by others with punches, kicks, a bullwhip, a transformer type vehicle that becomes a large bat with folded wings, and a few rifles; all of the villains surrender and are imprisoned in a prison/mental hospital.
 A character cuts a wire to a bomb at the last second and other characters cheer loudly. A Batmobile with monster truck tires drives through a city missing other cars, as flaming fuel sprays from the tail pipe and it jumps over cars.
 A character shoots a large beam from a projection gun at a villain, who flies into the sky. A character fires a projection gun at several villains, who fly skyward. A character shoots himself with a projection gun and floats up to the sky through a dark swirling vortex, but crashes into an unseen ceiling; then falls into the arms of a female character, who drops him. A projection gun shoots villains into a murky afterlife (the Phantom Zone), full of blurry clouds of pastel-neon lights; a white brick with flashing colored lights scans villains and finds them making faces, growling, and looking mean in their memories and a villain is accosted by other villains (gremlins that growl and point swords at him, King Kong, Godzilla, a sea monster with four arms, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Godzilla, Dracula, Men in Black, and hundreds of Dr. Who Daleks). A tall tower creature has a large flaming eye that spews flames and lava. Lego Joker has green hair, yellow pointy teeth, thick red lipstick and he laughs maniacally several times. Two characters enter a security area in a forensic mental hospital and one of them unloads swords, a scimitar, a saw and a mace onto the scanner conveyor belt; both characters enter the long scanning booth, fighting with villains there as all their skeletons appear on the view screen (no one is injured or broken). A character steals a Batmobile and speeds erratically through streets to an amusement park where he enters and helps another character kick apart many robots that are shooting ray gun beams. A character enters a room startling another character, who kicks the second one across the room, uninjured.
 A flood takes out several bridges and a giant crack opens in a river bed where Lego characters form "human chains" to pull the bridges back together and close the crack; hundreds of characters cheer loudly. A character jumps through a force field without effect and runs along cables that make a sphere around a projector gun; he slides, runs, flips, and jumps, kicking a spiky obstacle out of the way, grabs the projection gun and escapes. A character locks two others in glass-walled prison cells, then releases them and many other villains who decide to fight villains.
 A giant ape knocks down a skyscraper with a crash. A vortex cloud covers the sky in a city and a face with white eyes and mouth and pink eyebrows appears; it tells inhabitants that villains are now in control causing people to run and scream. Gremlins crawl all over a plane and pull chunks of Lego bricks out of it. A tower creature spews lava out of an eye of fire, filling city streets and making all the popcorn in a truck pop; a plane flies at the eye and a sea monster spits a huge stream of fire at the plane but the fire hits the eye and destroys the tower. Two characters fall off the edge of a plane and a hero flies down and grabs one of them, missing the other; another hero flies the plane under the other character and saves him. A character enters an amusement park and punches out the mirrors in a fun house (we hear a little crashing and see some glass pieces on the floor). A character throws several plates of food off his table and we hear breaking china. A character kicks three other characters out of an elevator car onto the floor, uninjured.
 A character says, "I'm gonna blow up Gotham City," and then he shoots himself with a beam of light from a device and disappears. A device says, "Exterminate" and points two toilet plungers at a character. Two male and a female character cry briefly, with tears. A character argues with another character several times. A character argues with an older character a few times and says he is angry and full of rage. A hero says that he is afraid of snake clouds and we see three Lego toy snakes with smiling faces, red lips, and red fright wigs look into the camera.
 A character says that the sewers smell like dirty underwear. Characters invade a mansion and make it into an amusement park; one character rubs his bottom on things and calls out, "I'm rubbing my butt on your stuff!"
 A character has a large dark cave in his basement, filled with combat vehicles and a museum of weapons that include dynamite, swords, a scimitar, a mace, clubs, and a large bomb.

PROFANITY 2 - 7 flatulence sounds made with the mouth, 6 anatomical terms, name-calling (crazy, loser, nuts, weird, stupid, lunatics, criminals, boring, human sparkers, muggles, J-bird), exclamations (oh my goodness, holy cow, holy family photo, what the ..., man, wow, gosh, booyah, hot diggety dog, heck, darn, sucks, shut-up, 5 religious exclamations (e.g. Oh My God, Dear God). [profanity glossary]

SUBSTANCE USE - A server at a banquet walks with a tray of tall glass goblets and a male character takes one and drinks and then spits out what may be water or an alcoholic beverage, and two male characters argue about what variety of wine one of them drinks (no wine is shown).

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Anger, fear, loneliness, feeling left out, relationships, rivalries, families, friendship, danger, villains, heroes, teamwork, criminals, prisons, saving the world, reconciliation, acceptance, the afterlife, people who are different, people who like costumes, secret identities.

MESSAGE - Relationships are important, even those with our enemies.

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