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Overall C+

In this modern retelling of the classic novel, Lemuel Gulliver (Jack Black) accepts an assignment to write a story about the Bermuda Triangle. But instead of a tropical trip and a chance to prove his journalistic chops, Gulliver finds himself trapped in a land full of little people who see him as a giant problem.

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

MPAA Rating: PG for brief rude humor, mild language and action.

Why is Gulliver’s Travels rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Gulliver’s Travels is rated PG for for brief rude humor, mild language and action.

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Violence: A small sailing ship is caught in a huge ocean storm before breaking apart and washing up on shore. Men attempt to kidnap a woman. Characters are caught in a house fire. An enemy armada attacks a city with guns. Characters engage in hand-to-hand combat with weapons. A man is pelted with tiny cannon balls. A couple argues briefly. Several characters are imprisoned. A man fights with a robot that gives him a wedgie. Later the robot electrocutes the man. A man is shown with cuts and abrasions on his face. A woman punches a man in the face and knocks him down.

Sexual Content: Women wear low-cut dresses. Partial male buttock nudity is seen in a non-sexual context. A man gestures his interest in a woman’s breasts. Couples kiss briefly.

Language: The script includes infrequent mild profanities, several terms of Deity in a song’s lyrics and brief, crude sexual comments.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A man pours himself a drink.

Other: A giant character urinates on a tiny building and its occupants. A prisoner is fed a combination of hay and sewer water. A character lies about his past. A decaying human skeleton is discovered among a child’s toys and later the head falls off.

Gulliver’s Travels
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG