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MPAA Rated PG for some mild thematic elements and brief action

Sex & Nudity

  • Song lyric about a woman who "only wore a smile, plus two feathers, and a leaf" being in her "birthday suit."
  • The three children take a bath together, but they are clothed in modest undergarments for this bath.

Violence & Gore

  • In a song lyric Jack sings something that goes like this "The Queen had their heads placed upon the gate", but it goes by fast and it's sung very fast


  • A few mild insults (e.g."fool" and "buffoon") and British slang (e.g. "bloody" and "blasted").

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • One line from a song about a man being "always on the sauce." Another song lyric references "bathtub gin."

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • In the animated sequence, a wolf and his cronies are threatening to the children and there is a mildly tense carriage chase through the dark woods.
  • The lamplighters perilously climb up Big Ben clock tower.
  • A major plot point is a husband and his young children dealing with the death of their mother.


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

Violence & Gore

  • Lyrics from the song "A Cover Is Not the Book" refer to professors having their heads removed and placed upon a gate, the next lines refer to their wives finding out about their deaths.

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