South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut

  • Review Date: January 25, 2006
  • Rated: R
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Year: 1999
  • Running Time: 81 minutes

Common Sense Media says

Entertaining raunchfest; not for kids.
  • Review Date: January 25, 2006
  • Rated: R
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Year: 1999
  • Running Time: 81 minutes

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What parents need to know

Positive messages

Something to offend everyone.

Violence

Comic (but extreme) violence.

Sex

Explicit.

Language

Incessant and exceptionally colorful and vivid.

Consumerism
Not applicable
Drinking, drugs, & smoking

Some.

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie is much raunchier and more explicit than the TV series and anything else their child (or, for that matter, the parent) is likely to have seen. Strong language is as rampant as the dark, immature-for-the-laughs humor, and there are crass sexual references.

Parents say

Kids say

What's the story?

Art imitates life, as the plot of SOUTH PARK: BIGGER, LONGER, AND UNCUT has its quartet of third graders sneaking into a Canadian R-rated movie and repeating the profanity they heard. This becomes so upsetting to the community that the US declares war on Canada. One of the children gets a V-chip implanted in his head that shocks him when he says something inappropriate. And Kenny, killed once again, ends up in Hell, where Satan and Saddam Hussain are homosexual lovers.

Is it any good?

QUALITY
 

Parents may think that nothing can be more outrageous than the "South Park" television show, with its macabre humor, strong language, and singing poop. They need to understand that this theatrical release is much, much more outrageous and inappropriate for children and most teens.

The movie has some sharp satire and genuine wit amidst the over 100 uses of the f-word and references to every kind of bodily function and singing sex organs. But any parent considering allowing a child or teenager to see the movie should watch it first, as it is much raunchier and more explicit than anything else the child (or, for that matter, the parent) is likely to have seen.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about the sharp satire and cleverness that is buried beneath the crass jokes.

Movie details

Theatrical release date:June 30, 1999
DVD release date:November 23, 1999
Cast:Isaac Hayes, Matt Stone, Trey Parker
Director:Trey Parker
Studio:Paramount Pictures
Genre:Comedy
Run time:81 minutes
MPAA rating:R
MPAA explanation:pervasive vulgar language and crude sexual humor, and for some violent images

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Kid, 9 years old February 5, 2010
AGE
17
QUALITY
 

NO AGE SHOULD WATCH THIS FROM 0-ANYTHING

This DVD shows horrible content.It features a horrible war with Satain.The ending features Kenny going with Satsin for his friends and ends the war.It is a horrible movie.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Adult Written byChris LP April 9, 2008
AGENot rated for age
QUALITY
 

Done in the spirit of the TV show, but without censorship limits

Teen, 15 years old Written bybigair December 5, 2009
AGE
15
QUALITY
 

South Park has an unfortunately bad reputation

Here's what I have to say: why are children watching South Park??? The reason South Park has such a bad reputaion is because there are 10-year-olds out there watching this and it's definitely not appropriate for them. People constantly criticize it for being to "dirty" for thier kids. In the words of a great song, "next time you point a finger, I'll point you to the mirror" I think this show, and this movie, are all right for high school-aged teens, but isn't so great for young kids.
What other families should know
Too much swearing

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