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MPAA Rated PG for some peril and brief mild language

Sex & Nudity

  • Jerry and Katie kiss for a few seconds.

Violence & Gore

  • A man's frostbitten (blackened) fingertips are briefly shown.
  • Dogs kill and eat gulls. Mostly feathers, but some ripping and tearing.
  • We see images of a decomposing whale. These aren't really disgusting, but there are wounds from animals eating pieces off of it.
  • A dog's leg is bitten by a leopard seal, and some blood is shown.


  • Three exclamations of "hell," and one use of "oh my god."

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Brief alcohol use

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There are several cases when some characters are in danger, this is known to the viewer, and can be rather intense.


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Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The last scene shows a grave for 2 fallen dogs, Jack and Dewey. This may be upsetting for young audiences
  • There is a scene where the dogs are looking for food and find a frozen dead whale ( insides exposed nothing major) one of the dogs stars to eat the whale when a seal comes out of the whale. The dog begins to run away distracting the seal while the other dogs eat the whale , however the whale sees them creeps up and bites a dogs leg. The other dogs jump in biting the seal to help save the dog being bit . This is nothing to frightening however younger audiences might find it frightening.
  • A dog falls down a hill and perishes.

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