Why is The Sorcerer’s Apprentice rated PG?
Official MPAA Rating: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is rated PG for for fantasy action violence, some mild rude humor and brief language.
Violence: Scenes of swordplay and hand-to-hand combat are shown along with impaled corpses. A man is stabbed through the chest and dies. Characters are engulfed in fire, electrocuted, threatened, choked, chased by animals and nearly hit by a train. Cars drive dangerously through downtown. A boy runs away and finds himself alone in an old building. School children mock a peer. A man’s windshield is crushed. A character’s coat is impaled with flying needles. A man is hit in the buttocks with a mop. He also uses an axe to chop a magical broom. An incantation goes wrong and household objects go out of control. Other magical spells bring spirits back from the dead. Characters dissolve like dust. Other depictions of transfigurations, frightening images and peril are shown.
Sexual Content: Couples kiss. Infrequent references are made to crude bodily functions.
Language: The script includes brief profanities.
Drugs/Alcohol: None noted.