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Overall B+

Caught in desperate times, a young barn owl named Soren (voice of Jim Sturgess) rallies his feathered friends and embarks on a dangerous journey in search of help from the legendary guardians of Ga'Hoole.

Violence C+
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: PG for some sequences of scary action.

Why is Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole is rated PG for for some sequences of scary 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, including those child and youth aged, are in peril throughout this film. Battle sequences, sometimes shown in slow motion, frequently portray owls engaged in life and death conflicts. Animals and birds are impaled with talons, knocked out of the air while in flight, thrown against cliffs, engulfed in flames and subjected to agonizing pain. Youngsters are kidnapped and turned into a zombie-like state. Warriors have bloodstained feathers.

Sexual Content: None.

Language: None.

Drug and Alcohol Use: None.