Parental guidance

ROCK DOG (2016)

ROCK DOG (2016)
  • Genre: Comedy, Animation, Adventure

  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 86 minutes

  • Director(s): Ash Brannon

  • Cast: Luke Wilson (voice), Eddie Izzard (voice), J.K. Simmons (voice), Lewis Black (voice), Matt Dillon (voice), Kenan Thompson (voice), Sam Elliott (voice), Joge Garcia (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild violence, threat, language

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: ROCK DOG is a US adventure animation in which a dog becomes obsessed with music after a radio falls out of the sky.

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ROCK DOG is a US adventure animation in which a dog becomes obsessed with music after a radio falls out of the sky.

Violence

Mild violence includes a scene in which a dog is shot down with a tranquiliser gun. Other moments include a dog being hit by a bear in a brief fight in a cage.

Threat

There is mild threat when wolves arrive on a mountain to attack some sheep. Another scene shows the sheep being captured and tied up by the wolves.

Language

There are several uses of mild bad language.

Parents can find more information on the main BBFC website and the free BBFC App.

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