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Arthur Christmas

Every family shares a few secrets, but everything about Arthur Christmas' (voice of James McAvoy) life is confidential. And this proves problematic when this son of Santa has an urgent matter of his own that needs attending to on Christmas Eve. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 22 Nov 2011
Video Release: 05 Nov 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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Arthur Christmas is rated PG: for some mild rude humor.

Director: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook
Cast: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy
Studio: 2011 Columbia Pictures / Sony
Website: Official site for Arthur Christmas.

Detailed Review

For many people, Christmas has become nothing more than a crush of activities to be completed as efficiently as possible. The magic is gone and unfortunately so is the… 
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Why Is Arthur Christmas Rated PG?

Violence: Lions attack and threaten to eat characters. Other moments of peril occur when… 
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What generational differences are seen between the characters in this story? What does each… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Arthur Christmas is a co-production with Aardman Animations, the studio behind Chicken Run and… 
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