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The Hound Of The Baskervilles

Amidst the darkness and swirling mists of the ominous English moors, an ancient family legend is reborn. Sir Charles Baskervilles is found dead outside his hunting lodge and the coroner has determined that congestive heart failure was the cause. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 90
Theater Release: 28 Oct 2000
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MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Overall: B
Sherlock Holmes and Watson investigate the reality of a “demon dog” that haunts the Baskervilles family. A few brief frightening scenes (with minimal blood) may be disturbing for young children, but the rest of the family will enjoy being a little spooked by The Hound Of The Baskervilles.

Violence: C
Girl kidnapped by men on horseback. Vicious dog snarls and growls numerous times (shown biting dead man’s neck in one scene). Several characters carry handguns. Death of two school children discussed. Character struck with crow bar then characters wrestle. Dog attacks characters on two occasions. Man and dog fall off cliff. Dog shot at. Dog and man fall into bog.

Sexual Content: B
Man imprisons girl for intended sexual purposes. Reference made to former extramarital affair.

Language: B
At least: 2 mild profanities and 6 terms of Deity used as expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use: C
Characters frequently smoke pipes and cigars. Drunken men depicted. Characters drink alcohol at meals and social occasions.

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