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Overall A-

In this final installment of The Lord of the Rings franchise, director Peter Jackson (and his writing team) do an admirable job of pacing the audience, and carefully guiding them through the hills and valleys of story's climaxes and resolutions.

Violence D
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense epic battle sequences and frightening images

Why is Lord of the Rings: Return of the King rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King is rated PG-13 for for intense epic battle sequences and frightening images

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Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence
Alberta 14A Violence, Frightening Scenes
Manitoba 14A Frightening Scenes, Violence
Ontario 14A Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children
Quebec G Not Suitable for Young Children
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A