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Sex & Nudity

  • There are some suggestive scenes such as Horton bathing and shaking his bottom.
  • During their introductions to each other, the Mayor explains that he has 97 children. Horton says "Whoa! Busy guy!"

Violence & Gore

  • Nothing major.
  • The mayor gets a stapler stuck to his head. Twice. Kangaroo field goal kicks one of the students through the air.
  • While believing that the flower in question does not contain a world of people, a villain that is hired to destroy it promises his new boss that he will "devour" the flower, then "regurgitate it", and then "devour it again".


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Horton is attacked by bananas while trying to save the speck. Horton struggles across a rope bridge - but makes it. Vlad also leads Horton on a wild chase, ending with Horton almost falling off a very very high cliff, with Horton struggling quite a while not to fall. Vlad the Vulture chases Horton, then a tree hits Vlad and sends him flying into a rock wall. Kangaroo leads an angry mob toward Horton to get the clover/speck.
  • Vlad the Vulture is scary. (picture can be seen in imdb's photo gallery for this film ) He has very pointy teeth (which vultures don't have) and has an evil voice (supplied by Will Arnett) and mannerisms, but he is also funny.
  • 3+


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Violence & Gore

  • Animals push an elephant into a cramped cage and threaten to boil a flower with a society of people on it in a giant cauldron. But the flower is saved as the animals hear the voice of people from the flower.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A character is apprehensive about going to the dentist. While in the dentist chair, the dentist prepares a hypodermic needle and slowly moves it towards the patient's mouth. But there is an earthquake, and the needle jabs into the patient's arm instead.

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