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The African Queen
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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Within the first few seconds of the movie there is a naked child that walks across the screen.

A group of men fight over a discarded cigar.

German soldiers burn down a village and take the inhabitants prisoner. One of the soldier's gun butts Samuel.

German soldiers shoot at the African Queen.

After coming out of the water Charlie is shown covered in leeches.

A German soldier hits Charlie.

An explosion.

At least 3 instances of cigar smoking and 2 instances of cigarette smoking.

1 instance of drunkenness.

Rated PG for thematic elements, some violence and smoking
Argentina:Atp / Australia:G / Australia:PG (DVD rating) / Canada:G (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Quebec) / Canada:PG (Ontario) / Finland:S / Iceland:L / Japan:G (2015) / Netherlands:AL (video rating) / Netherlands:9 (2010) (DVD) / Netherlands:14 (original rating) (1952) / Norway:7 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 (2002) / Sweden:15 / Sweden:11 (re-rating) (1978) / UK:U (original rating) / UK:U (tv rating) / UK:PG (re-rating) (re-release) (2006) (2011) / UK:U (video rating) (1987) (2001) / USA:PG / USA:Passed (National Board of Review) / USA:Approved (PCA #15611) / West Germany:12

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