Comedy


Zoey to the Max


MPAA Rating:
Not Rated
Genre:
Comedy
Runtime:
90 mins
Stars:
Cassidy Mack, Amy Smart, Grant Bowler
Director:
Jim Valdez
Producer:
Simon Cho, Christopher Barish, Jim Valdez

Content at a Glance

1
Sex

Sex

Approved: 0-2 in any category

 

0:
none
1:
on-screen acts of romance
2:
infidelity; implied pre-marital sex or secondary lead characters with consequences
3:
inappropriate sexual relations without consequences
4-5:
graphic sexual activity is heard and/or seen
×
1
Language

Sex

Approved: 0-2 in any category

 

0:
none
1:
on-screen acts of romance
2:
infidelity; implied pre-marital sex or secondary lead characters with consequences
3:
inappropriate sexual relations without consequences
4-5:
graphic sexual activity is heard and/or seen
×
1
Violence

Violence

Approved: 0-2 in any category

 

0:
none
1:
on-screen acts of romance
2:
infidelity; implied pre-marital sex or secondary lead characters with consequences inappropriate sexual relations without consequences
4-5:
graphic sexual activity is heard and/or seen
×
0

Drugs

Approved: 0-2 in any category

 

0:
none
1:
occasional drinking by secondary characters (i.e., man in bar)
2:
historically accurate use of alcohol and tobacco products
3:
continuous drinking and drug use common throughout
4-5:
drug/alcohol used many times by main character(s) shown in a positive light
×
1
Nudity

Nudity

Approved: 0-2 in any category

 

0:
none
1:
baby’s behind; shirtless men, low cut shirts, short skirts seen occasionally on women
2:
rear nudity that is not suggestive such as skinny dipping from a distance; cleavage
3:
sexually suggestive and revealing clothing or underwear is common throughout
4-5:
frontal nudity
×
1
Other

Other

Approved: 0-2 in any category

 

Lead characters that exhibit disrespect for authority, lying, cheating, stealing, illegal activity, witchcraft or sorcery

0:
none
1:
mild-moderate with consequences
2:
moderate poor behavior
3:
moderate-heavy behavior with no consequences
4-5:
extreme portrayals, condoned or excused
×

Sex


couple kiss.

Language


screwed up-2; snot nose-1.

Violence


men steal dog; car chase; couple of teenagers steal from store.

Drugs


No Information

Nudity


mild cleavage.

Other


woman has rude attitude toward foster child; rude attitude toward others by bad guys; scene of guns and bullets in sheriff's office; man and girl take bad guys' car to save dog.



Synopsis

Zoey, a 13-year-old foster child, watches her foster family's dog get stolen while she's in charge! The criminals, a pair of "Home Alone"-like thugs, are after the mutt because he is a famous show dog. Zoey heads out on a cross-country adventure with a techy new friend in order to track down the dog and save the relationship with her foster family. Throughout the film Zoey must dig in and fight for the life she's always wanted, undergoing much personal growth in the process.


Movie Message

Being a foster child is not always easy with moving around so often or would-be parents making another choice. Zoey has been in the system a long time and she wants nothing more than to be part of a real family. When a series of unfortunate things happen to her, she finds herself in Palm Springs and far from her LA home.



Sometimes when bad things happen, something good can happen too. When Sheriff Tom and his lovely wife Sam find that Zoey is going back into the system once again, they make a decision. They believe it is time for change, not only for them and their dog Max but for this kind-hearted young girl too. Her life is starting to change like she always wished for, but when Max is taken by bumbling thieves, Zoey blames herself and is afraid that her new life is over.



"Zoey to the Max" is a charming movie about love, kindness and family. A family is not always connected by blood but by love that brings people—and even animals—together. Everyone from ages one to 80 will enjoy this amazing movie. The Dove "Family-Approved" Seal for all ages is awarded to this film.

For All Ages

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