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Still shot from the movie: Hotel Transylvania.

Hotel Transylvania

Who would have guessed? Dracula (voice of Adam Sandler) is an overprotective father! Running a secret resort known only to other monsters, he gives his daughter Mavis (voice of Selena Gomez) all the social life she needs while keeping her away from humans -- until one (voice of Andy Samberg) accidentally stumbles into Hotel Transylvania. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 92
Theater Release: 27 Sep 2012
Video Release: 28 Jan 2013
MPAA Rating: PG
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Why Is Hotel Transylvania Rated PG?


Violence: A father scares his daughter with bedtime tales about humans. Scary scenes include graveyards with living dead characters, monsters and other frightening images. Characters are punched, stabbed with a pitchfork, set on fire, squashed, persecuted, chased from their home and killed. A car crashes down the side of a hill with occupants inside. The sun burns a character. A wolf eats an entire flock of sheep (off screen).

Sexual Content: A woman pulls a child into her bosom. Two bugs are interrupted in their bedroom on their honeymoon. A female skeleton is seen taking a shower. A character pulls down the invisible man’s bathing suit. Men are seen in towels in sauna. A couple kisses. Brief sexual innuendo is included.

Language: Brief name-calling is heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters are shown in a bar.

Other: Rude bathroom humor includes discussions of dirty diapers and fecal matter. A man fluctuates. Other brief moments of rude humor are included.

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