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Overall B

They may be a band of misfits, but that isn't stopping the Pirate Captain (voice of Hugh Grant) for trying out for the "Pirate of the Year"award. Unfortunately, he's got some serious competition.

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

MPAA Rating: PG for mild action, rude humor and some language.

Why is The Pirates - Band of Misfits rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: The Pirates - Band of Misfits is rated PG for for mild action, rude humor and some language.

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Violence: Frequent fistfights break out. Characters are also stabbed, beaten, punched, threatened and hit with objects such as a kitchen pan and rolling pin. Other weapons include knives, swords, cannons, fish, a meat cleaver and barrels. A woman repeatedly rehearses her hatred of pirates. A ship crushes a smaller boat and the occupant. Blood is seen on her sword after a woman stabs a man in the back without provocation. Blood splatters also appear on an axe that is about to be used to behead a man. A character ransacks a room destroying scientific evidence and decapitating a stuffed monkey. A pirate ship fires on other boats. A man discusses using babies as bait. Characters are hit in the face with pies. Others plan to eat endangered animals (the beasts are seen chained up in the kitchen).

Sexual Content: Brief drawings and other depictions of scantily clad mermaids are seen. The captain mistakenly boards a nudist ship—no graphic nudity is shown. A female pirate wears a midriff revealing shirt.

Language: Name-calling and other brief slurs are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: The captain becomes drunk. Other characters are frequently seen drinking in the bar and in other social settings. Secondary characters smoke cigars and pipes.

The Pirates - Band of Misfits
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence.
Alberta G
Manitoba G Violence.
Ontario PG Some Scary Scenes, Cartoon/Animation Action.
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G