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Parents Guide for
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A deer is hit and killed on the road (off-screen). We see the dead deer on the road after the wreck.

Surprising amount of profanity sprinkled throughout, considering this is a G-rated movie from Disney, including "damn," "hell," "God," and "Lord."

Occasional alcohol consumption.

A number of characters smoke, including the two main characters.

Negative consequences of alcohol and tobacco are also mentioned.

An old man loses control of the speed of a vehicle on a steep hill. He gets panicked.

Suggested MPAA Rating: PG for mild language and smoking.

Argentina:Atp / Australia:G / Brazil:Livre / Canada:G (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Québec) / Canada:PG (Nova Scotia) / Canada:F (Ontario) / Finland:S / France:Tous publics / Germany:0 / Hong Kong:I / Iceland:L / Ireland:G / Italy:T / Netherlands:6 (re-rating) / New Zealand:G / Norway:A / Peru:Apt / Portugal:M/12 / Russia:0+ / Singapore:PG / South Korea:All / Spain:T / Sweden:Btl / Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) / UK:U / USA:G (certificate #36683)

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