Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
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Sex & Nudity


An old man attempts at marrying a teenage girl, but doesn't succeed.

Violence & Gore


This movie does not contain blood or gore; however, there are some dark and disturbing elements. In fact, it is rather strange that although it is aimed for children. Its plot focuses on an old man trying to kill children.

At the beginning of the movie it is implied that two people died in a burning house; the death is discussed throughout the movie.

An old man is comically abusive towards three children and puts them in peril throughout the movie.

The back of a dead body sitting in a chair can be seen.

An old man makes several attempts to kill people including children (and sucessfully kills one man and allows a woman to die).

An old man violently slaps a young boy.

An old man blackmails an underage girl, saying that he will kill her baby sister if she doesn't go through with marrying him.



1 "damn," and a few uses of "arse." An infant uses words like "schmuck," and "bite me," etc.


This movie focuses on an old man trying to kill some children in order to get their fortune and, although marketed as a children's movie, it is extremely dark, and includes many adult/disturbing themes such as death, suicide, murder, forced marriage, pedophilia, and more. It is suggested to avoid having young children watch this.

Throughout the movie, children are often in danger. A scene involves them being trapped in a car on a railway with a train coming. Another intense scene, set during a storm, involves many flying, falling household items that put the children in peril of death.

Carnivorous leeches attack a small wooden rowboat. Being leeches, they are not frightening, but they have sharp teeth.

There is a "jump" moment in which a snake pops out of it's cage, hissing.

Total Explicit Content: 13

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Rated PG for thematic elements, scary situations and brief language

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