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Sex & Nudity

A reference to a man wearing a woman's underwear is made.

Violence & Gore

No blood or gore. A robot is shot in the head and falls in a dramatic fashion. It is implied that a robot's arm is forcibly removed. A woman is nearly eaten by an off-screen monster of considerable size. An inhabited planet is destroyed in a mere second. A man is comically punched in the face by a concealed third arm. There is one scene where a man vomits, but it is depicted by colored yarn.

A whale falls to its death from a great height.

Profanity

Nothing vulgar mostly confined to "damn" and "ass" if any. There is one use of "oh, bollocks"

There is, however, several instances of people using the word "Belgium", which in the Hitch-hiker's Guide universe is considered the most offensive word ever.

One scene where two men drink fictional cocktails which are said to have the effect of "having your brains smashed out by a slice of lemon wrapped around a large gold brick". Two men go to a bar on Earth; one orders six pints of beer, and the other comments that it's a bit much for before lunchtime.

This is a pretty friendly movie. There is one scene with an alien that has thousands of tiny legs attached to a human top which could frighten kids. Also a scene where a man gets his second head cut off but it is played for laughs, and depicted in a silouette. Any other things would only be slightly frightening to a 5 yr. old kid and they would have to be very immature at that.

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MPAA:
Rated PG for thematic elements, action and mild language
Certification:
Argentina:Atp / Australia:PG / Brazil:10 / Canada:PG / Canada:PG (Alberta/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) / Canada:G (British Columbia/Quebec) / Finland:K-11 / Germany:6 / Hong Kong:IIA / Hungary:14 / Iceland:10 / Iceland:LH (video rating) / Ireland:12A / Malaysia:U / Netherlands:MG6 (DVD rating) / New Zealand:PG / Norway:7 / Philippines:PG-13 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:All / Spain:7 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) / Taiwan:GP / UK:PG / USA:PG (certificate #41593)

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