Picture from The Black Cauldron
Overall B

Based on the popular children's book series, The Prydain Chronicles, by Lloyd Alexander, The Black Cauldron follows the adventures of Taran (voice of Grant Bardsley), a young, assistant pig herder who cares for a prophetic porker sought after by the ill-intentioned Horned King (voice of Arthur Malet).

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

MPAA Rating: PG for some scary images.

Talk to your kids about…

The Black Cauldron

What does Taran learn about the value of friendship? What sacrifices does he make?

How do the characters in this film learn to work together? What do they learn from each other?

If you’ve read the books, do you think this movie is a good adaptation?