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Overall A-

When Walt Disney (played by Tom Hanks) promised his daughters that he would make a movie of their favorite story, he never imagined how hard that would be. Author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) is incredibly attached to her characters, and it is going to take all Walt's magic to get her to give him the rights to Mary Poppins.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements including some unsettling images.

Why is Saving Mr. Banks rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Saving Mr. Banks is rated PG-13 for for thematic elements including some unsettling 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 character with an alcohol addiction behaves erratically, smacks his head against a wall, and falls from a stage. A character coughs up blood, which is seen on his face and handkerchief. A distressed character attempts suicide by drowning. A parent dies and the body is shown. Hardships endured in childhood are discussed.

Sexual Content: Characters embrace.

Language: Infrequent mild profanities are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: An alcoholic man is seen drinking throughout the movie. A character tries to hide the fact that he smokes. Whiskey is added to a cup of tea.

Saving Mr. Banks
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Mature Subject Matter.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children.
Ontario PG Not Recommeded for Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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