Picture from Coraline
Overall C

Coraline (voice of Dakota Fanning) thinks she has found a place where all her dreams have come true when she opens a secret door she discovers in her new home. But the more time she spends in the magical world of this parallel universe, the more nightmarish it becomes.

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

MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements, scary images, some language and suggestive humor.

Talk to your kids about…


How does Coraline’s adventure change her feelings about her parents? Do her parents make any real improvements? Why does she feel differently?

In this story, things are not always as they appear. How can the reality of something differ from what appears to be true?