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Overall C

Do you remember Maleficent? She was the horrible witch that put a curse on Sleeping Beauty. Now the much-maligned sorceress gets to tell her side of the fairytale. In this live-action film Angelina Jolie plays the evil enchantress and Elle Fanning the narcoleptic princess.

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

MPAA Rating: PG for sequences of fantasy action and violence, including frightening images.

Why is Maleficent rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Maleficent is rated PG for for sequences of fantasy action and violence, including frightening images.

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:

A fantastical female character unwittingly drinks a potion that a male character has placed in a beverage and while she is unconscious he mutilates her body (by cutting off her wings)—the act is non-sexual with no explicit detail seen. A female character is subjected to being touched by material that causes her skin to burn. A female character is confined against her will. Various characters hit and slap other characters. Evil spells are cast on characters. A character pricks her finger—blood is briefly seen. Characters attack one another with swords, fireballs and chains. A character is choked. A man dies after falling from a rooftop.

Sexual Content:

Male and female characters kiss.

Language:

Characters refer to each other in derogatory terms using words like “stupid.”

Drugs/Alcohol:

A potion is hidden in a drink by a male character and given to a female character.

Maleficent
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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