Picture from Brother Bear
Overall A-

Eager and full of anticipation, young Kenai (Joaquin Phoenix) and his brothers return from a long day of fishing in time to attend a village ceremony. At the gathering Kenai is to be presented with the symbol that will lead him in his journey to manhood.

Violence B
Sexual Content A
Profanity A-
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: G

Talk to your kids about…

Brother Bear

How did the old woman of the village help the younger tribe members develop certain qualities? What things can you learn from an older person that would help you in your life?

Many stories have an orphan character. How does that circumstance elicit sympathy for the character? What other orphan characters can you think of in movies?

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Brother Bear is a 2003 Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature.