Why is The Black Cauldron rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: The Black Cauldron is rated PG for for some scary images.
Violence: Frightening and perilous scenes include depictions of ghoulish and demonic characters. Skeletons come to life and form an army. Later they begin to disintegrate. Characters engage in hand-to-hand duels. Weapons are used on several occasions. A boy uses a sword to fight off a group of soldiers. One character suffers a bloody lip. A character is sucked into a magical cauldron. Humans and animals are chased, hit and threatened. A man is attacked and bitten by a dog. A character sacrifices himself.
Sexual: A woman with a large bosom throws herself on another character. A small animal is caught in her cleavage. A woman dances seductively for a group of soldiers. Two young characters kiss.
Language: Some brief name-calling is heard.
Alcohol/Drug: Several secondary characters are seen drinking at a party, some to the point of intoxication.
Other: Characters use spells and other black magic.