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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. »

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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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Why Is Christmas Story Rated PG?


This Laplander tale about the child who will eventually become the legendary Saint Nick includes the tragic death of the young boy’s parents and baby sister. Although their death is not seen, the child is told his family members fell through the ice and were drowned. A mean-spirited man suggests drowning a child, physically cuffs a youngster and forces him to do manual labor. A small girl is lost during a snowstorm and feared dead. A man is knocked over while trying to train reindeer to pull a sleigh. Smoking is depicted.

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