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Spy Kids: All the Time in the World | 2011 | PG | - 1.3.1

A woman is a working spy (Jessica Alba) unbeknownst to her husband, until she gives it all up for her family. But when an evil mastermind appears to be plunging the world toward imminent destruction, she is called out of retirement to track him down. She is accompanied by her niece and nephew (Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara) from the previous "Spy Kids" adventures and her two stepchildren. Also with Jeremy Piven, Ricky Gervais, Danny Trejo, Joel McHale, Mason Cook and Rowan Blanchard. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. [1:40]

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A husband and his wife kiss and hug in a few scenes. A man caresses a pregnant woman's abdomen.
 A woman wears low-cut tops and dresses that reveal cleavage in numerous scenes. A camera scans slowly up a woman's leg and she is wearing knee high boots and skintight clothes. A woman wears a very short skirt and high-heeled boots with tights. A woman wears a skin-tight suit in several scenes.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - Several men wearing large goggles and carrying large weapons approach a house with a boy and a girl inside; the men blow the front door down with their weapons, and one man is thrown into a large piece of furniture, which breaks and the children hide.
 A very pregnant woman going through contractions fights several people with punches and kicks (they are rendered unconscious; no blood is shown). A man is tackled by several other men and they push him to the ground; he throws a device into the air, which causes the men to be thrown and freeze in mid-air.
 Two children and a dog are placed in a flying vessel and are chased by three men that shoot clawed tethers at them; the vessels fly up and down buildings, the children scream, and a claw circles the girl and she screams (she's OK). Two men on flying vessels fall off the vessels and are wrapped around a pole like a tetherball.
 Two children and a dog are chased by several men; the dog squirts oil on the floor and some men slip and fall, the dog shoots a "butt bomb" (metallic balls, presumably from his anus) on the floor causing some men to slip and the balls then send out a blast that throws other men through the air.
 Two children and a dog ride an enormous clock weight into the inside of a huge clock and we see large cogs and hands spinning; two of the hands appear to be lasers and we see one cut something in half, the children jump onto the mechanism and must jump and duck to avoid the laser hands, and the boy is caught on the end of one of the hands and is spun around and then thrown into a cog (he is OK). A boy unlocks a lock, opens an access door and huge, metal teeth chomp open and closed (he closes the door and leaves).
 Four people and a dog are surrounded by several threatening men: A boy wearing a special glove punches the floor and several men fall down; a girl swings a laser whip and strikes several men causing them to fall down, the girl's whip wraps around a woman's feet, she spins the woman around and the woman punches several men knocking them down, and the dog attacks several of the men and they fall to the ground.
 A woman carrying a baby in a harness fights several men with punches and kicks (the baby is not harmed). A very pregnant woman zip-lines from a multi-story building and lands in the driver's seat of a car, she speeds through streets chasing a man, the man drives through a street vendor cart, jumps into the air and over a hill in the road, and is thrown out of his car (he is unharmed). A man punches several other men and handcuffs one man. A baby flips a man onto the ground.
 A man extends a long and sharp sword and threatens another man with it. During a TV commercial a man is shown punching several people (no wounds are visible).
 Two children and a dog disintegrate and reappear elsewhere; the girl's head appears on the boy's backside and the dog appears to be dismantled but they come back together correctly moments later.
 Two women and a man sink in quicksand made of letters (they are later seen unharmed). Two children and a dog are frozen in mid-air; they are then pushed along while still in the air and the boy's head hits a large cog (his eyes cross, but he's OK). A boy wearing a special glove punches a wall (he complains that it hurt his hand), he punches himself in the face and the wall again and a trophy falls off a shelf and hits him in the head (he falls to the floor but is OK). Four men are caught in large nets that seem to have an electrical charge.
 We see a boy trapped inside a device in a laboratory and hear about him being "trapped in time." A man is struck by numerous flying devices and is thrown through the air. A boy accidentally pulls a dog's leg off (it is a robot), and then puts it back on. Mechanized flies buzz around people's faces and one snatches a necklace from a girl's neck.
 A man is shown wearing a clock over his head and he speaks with a very deep and looming voice; several other men appear with him and they each wear clock-face masks.
 We see a boy and a girl in handcuffs and chains. We see many people frozen in time. A man enters a large, whirling purple cloud (we see him later unharmed). A boy and a girl are locked in a room and are frantic to find a way out. A boy and a girl act dizzy and fall on the ground after a frantic ride on a flying vessel. A boy, a girl and a dog slide down a chute and land in a ball pit in a "panic room."
 A boy throws a bag filled with vomit and it strikes a man in the face (we see the vomit splatter on the man); another bag splatters on an office window and a third hits another man. A woman throws a soiled diaper and feces splatter on two men's face. A boy says, "I'm going to hurl"; we see him with his face in a "barf bag" and we hear him gag a couple of times. A baby flatulates several times and other children remark about the odor. A baby flatulates and a man complains that he is "blinded" by the odor. A dog sprays a green cloud (presumably from his anus) and a boy and a girl complain about the smell. A man places a frozen woman's finger in her own nostril and takes a picture of her and when she is awakened, she wipes her finger on the man's jacket and hits him. A baby throws baby food in a couple of scenes: In one scene a woman is struck by the splatter and changes her clothes repeatedly; in another scene the splatter hits food that another child was about to eat. A man opens a box and baby food sprays on his face. A boy throws food at a dog, it hits the dog on the snout and the dog does not react. A dog eats a wrench and belches loudly. A woman trips over a string that is connected to a bag that spills blue goo on her head, she grunts and we see her covered with blue goo. A woman throws baby powder at two men and they thrash when they are struck in the face. A wad of green gum falls on a boy's head.
 A pregnant woman moans loudly during labor. During a fight a pregnant woman says, "I think my water broke. I hope that was my water" (nothing is shown).
 A boy and a girl argue and compete in several scenes. A man and a woman argue and the woman swats the man on the arm. A girl punches a boy in the arm a few times and he says "ouch" each time. A woman yells at a dog. A man tells a baby that has her finger in her nose "don't get snotty."
 A man talks about watching his father die. We understand that a boy and girl's mother has died. People repeatedly talk about "time running out" and the "end of the world." A man threatens another man's job. A boy and a girl complain of upset stomachs. A woman talks about a baby having had "two poopies." We hear about pranks played on a girl's father: The girl placed blueberry pie filling in his toothpaste tube and we see the man with dark goo on his teeth; another is with baby powder in a hair dryer and when the dryer blows, the man's face is covered with powder; and, another is when the girl replaced a nose hair trimmer with elements from a saw and when the man uses it, his hair stands on end and there is a bright spark.


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LANGUAGE 1 - 1 play on a scatological term (Oh, shii… take mushrooms), 3 mild scatological terms, 2 mild anatomical terms, mild obscenities, name-calling (doll face, evil, nose-picker, butt-head, genius, annoying kids, dumb kids, bobble-heads, goon, monster, worst step-mom), exclamations (rubbish, jeez), 1 religious exclamation.


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SUBSTANCE USE - None.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Time, family, step-parenting, blended families, death of a parent, death of a loved one, sibling relationships, Armageddon, apocalypse, end of time, career, dreams, ambition, time travel, adjusting to a new life, secrets, lying, spies, regret, the hearing impaired, pranks, heroes.

MESSAGE - Don't take time for granted. Everything is possible.

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We've gone through several editorial changes since we started covering films in 1992 and older reviews are not as complete & accurate as recent ones; we plan to revisit and correct older reviews as resources and time permits.

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