Project Nim

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Affecting chimpanzee docu is more than monkey business.

PG-13 2011 93 minutes

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Project Nim Parent Guide

Nudity: The chimpanzee does not have fur on his bottom. Nothing sexual. Scary and disturbing scenes that are not good for kids under 12 is in the movie too. There is also rude humor. Profanity: Says the word "sex". They don't explain what it is or show sexual content scenes otherwise, this movie would be rated R instead of PG-13 and it would not be good for kids at all. The MPAA marks it down as "mild language" or "language". Violence: Not much. Some PG movies and PG-13 movies may have the same type of content that is in this movie.

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Great messages
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Too much swearing

Movie Details

  • In theaters: July 8, 2011
  • On DVD or streaming: February 7, 2012
  • Director: James Marsh
  • Studio: Lionsgate
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Run time: 93 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

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