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(2009)

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Certification

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MPAA Rated PG for some peril and action
Certification

Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • In a brief montage, a boy falls from the top floor of a house to the bottom floor, is rushed away in an ambulance, and then is shown with a cast on his arm. Moments later, he hits himself in the head with his cast.
  • A man is hit over the head with a cane, leaving him with a bloody gash, but it is seen briefly.
  • A dog bites the leg of a large bird. It causes the bird to limp. A bloody bite-mark is shown.
  • Aircraft crash into each other. They shoot dart guns at a young boy.
  • A chase scene features Russell tumbling over cliffs and rocky paths, chased by evil dogs. A dog is attacked by other dogs who hurl him over a cliff.

Profanity

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The first ten minutes of this film are very emotional.
  • Close-ups of vicious looking and threatening dogs baring their teeth and growling.
  • A band of dogs fall off a cliff into a river, but it is shown later that they survived and made it back to the blimp.
  • A man falls from a high flying aircraft. Although the impact is not shown, it is presumed that he dies.
  • A boy is tied up in a chair and very nearly falls from great height from an aircraft, but he is saved at the very last minute.

Spoilers

The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Sex & Nudity

  • There is a scene in the beginning where Carl and Ellie are setting up a child's bedroom only to later find out that Ellie can't have a kid. Nothing explicit at all, we see Carl, a doctor, and upset Ellie in a doctors office.

Violence & Gore

  • Two characters have a long battle in which a sword and a walking cane are used as weapons. Both of them get hit in the head with the cane, and one kicks the other down.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • In the first 10 minutes of the film Carl meets Ellie at a young age and years later they get married. They renovate the same house they first met in and seem very happy together. As the years pass, just like all human beings, they get older. Ellie then dies by what appears to be either old age, or a disease in a very emotional way leaving Carl all by himself. The way it's portrayed is very sad, and definitely will bring tears to some viewers.
  • A man almost gets his house burnt down by the villain, but he manages to save it in time.
  • A scene where a man is looking through a scrap-book may be very emotional to some. The ending is also intensely emotional. There have been several accounts of people of all ages crying multiple times during this movie.

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