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Still shot from the movie: Enchanted.

Enchanted

Happily ever after seems like only a fairytale for Princess Giselle (Amy Adams) when an evil queen (Susan Sarandon) banishes her from a perfect animated world and casts her into the live-action reality of New York City. Ill-prepared to cope in this un-Enchanted land, Giselle finds a friend in a divorce lawyer (Patrick Dempsey) while she waits for a handsome prince (James Marrsden) to come to her rescue. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 107
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2007
Video Release: 11 Mar 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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Why Is Enchanted Rated PG?


Arriving in New York City, this wide-eyed princess gets an introduction to a homeless man, unfriendly residents and some prostitutes. Luckily, she also meets a more convivial citizen who catches her when she falls from a perch on a billboard. Upon his arrival in the city, the sword-wielding Prince Edward holds his weapon to the neck of a man and later uses it to stab a bus. Giselle’s chipmunk friend is hung in the closet on a pant hanger, threatened with a knife and seemingly thrown into a fire. (The little critter and a dog are also shown defecating and urinating.) Characters find themselves in other perilous dilemmas involving poisoned apples, bike crashes and traffic. Later a character turns into a frightening monster that scales a high-rise building with another character in its clutches. Low-cut gowns and a shower scene, where Giselle’s animal friends conveniently maintain her modestly, are contained in the script along with some brief sexual innuendo and the infrequent use of a mild profanity.

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