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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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Why Is Arthur Christmas Rated PG?

Violence: Lions attack and threaten to eat characters. Other moments of peril occur when characters fly and fall out of an ancient sled. Characters discuss hitting a child in the head or finishing off someone with a rock. A dead mouse falls out of a musical instrument. Family members argue briefly and some unkind remarks are made.

Sexual Content: None noted.

Language: Very brief name-calling is included.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character references a drunk elf and putting a “dab of whiskey” on a child’s lips to get them to sleep.

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