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Overall B

Even though she is an orphan, there is nothing in the world Sally Ann (Makenzie Vega) wants more than a dog. When a pup is abandoned on the road outside the institution where they live, the girls are sure it is heaven sent. But keeping a Great Dane puppy a secret proves to be a growing problem.

Violence B
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A-

MPAA Rating: G

Why is Chestnut rated G?

Official MPAA Rating: Chestnut is rated G for

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In this predictable story of orphans with puppy love, the plot revolves around the silly antics of keeping a dog a secret. Some humor is derived from efforts to and discussions about potty training a dog. A child narrowly escapes being hit by a fast moving vehicle. Thieves break into various homes and steal personal belongings. They are portrayed in a comical fashion, except for a scene where they threaten a dog with a letter opener. The animal is injured and some blood is shown. Slapstick humor includes flying food, a woman hanging from a ceiling fan and some pratfalls. Alcohol is drunk at celebrations.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario PG
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video G