Wreck-It Ralph

MPAA Rating: PG

Entertainment: +3

Content: +3

Disney 3D animated comedy with the voices of: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch. Directed by Rich Moore.

FILM SYNOPSIS: Walt Disney Animation Studios and Emmy®-winning director Rich Moore (TV’s The Simpsons, Futurama) take moviegoers on a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping journey in Wreck-It Ralph. Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Step Brothers) is tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix (voice of Jack McBrayer, 30 Rock), the “good guy” star of their game who always gets to save the day. But after decades doing the same thing and seeing all the glory go to Felix, Ralph decides he’s tired of playing the role of a bad guy. He takes matters into his own massive hands and sets off on a game-hopping journey across the arcade through every generation of video games to prove he’s got what it takes to be a hero.

On his quest, he meets the tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun (voice of Jane Lynch, TV’s Glee) from the first-person action game Hero’s Duty. But it’s the feisty misfit Vanellope von Schweetz (voice of Sarah Silverman, The Sarah Silverman Program) from the candy-coated cart racing game, Sugar Rush, whose world is threatened when Ralph accidentally unleashes a deadly enemy that threatens the entire arcade. Will Ralph realize his dream and save the day before it’s too late?

PREVIEW REVIEW: Creative and cute, Wreck-It Ralph is a fun animated comedy adventure for little ones and their parents. Adults will get some chuckles and the concept will spark the imaginations of kids. There’s also a life lessons about putting others first in order to find contentment. Keep in mind, due to the action adventure thrills, mom or dad should attend with very little ones – just to reassure.

Preview Reviewer: Phil Boatwright

The following categories contain objective listings of film content which contribute to the subjective numeric Content ratings posted to the left and on the Home page.

Crude Language: There are a few adolescent name callings and kid crudities, but overall it is a gentle film.

Obscene Language: None

Profanity: None

Violence: There are some action sequences and the lead characters have some sad moments; parents should be there to reassure little ones.

Sex: None

Nudity: None

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: None

Drugs: Some cartoon characters are seen drinking martinis in a couple of scenes.

Other: None

Running Time: 92 minutes
Intended Audience: Kids and their parents

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