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Christmas Story

Christmas Story is about a young orphan who grows up to become the legendary Saint Nicholas. This Finnish film, produced in 2007, has now been dubbed into English so North American audiences may also enjoy the holiday movie. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 83
Theater Release:
Video Release: 03 Nov 2009
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

Christmas Story is rated PG: for mild thematic elements and brief smoking.

Website: Official site for Christmas Story.

Detailed Review

The saying, “It takes a whole village to raise a child,” was never truer than in this Christmas Story about a young boy named Nikolas (Jonas Rinne at age 7… 
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Why Is Christmas Story Rated PG?

This Laplander tale about the child who will eventually become the legendary Saint Nick includes… 
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Talk It Over

What are some of the reasons Iisakki is so mean to young Nikolas? How does… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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