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Overall C+

Tim Burton presents his macabre style of animation again in this Frankenstein takeoff. When Victor's (voice of Charlie Tahan) pet dog dies the enterprising, budding scientist stitches the pup back to life. Unfortunately his uncertain methods create very different results than he had hoped for.

Violence C+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A
Substance Use B+

MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements, scary images and action

Why is Frankenweenie rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Frankenweenie is rated PG for for thematic elements, scary images and action

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Characters are bullied at school. The death of an animal is depicted off screen. A boy falls off the roof of a house and breaks his arm. Angry adults yell during a meeting at the school. Characters are caught inside a burning building. A girl falls from atop a building. An animal is impaled with a stick. Monster-like characters destroy the fairgrounds. Dead animals are shocked with electricity.

Sexual Content: Brief mild sexual innuendo is heard.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Minor, secondary characters drink beer in one scene.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G May Frighten Young Children.
Alberta PG
Manitoba G Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG