Picture from Jack the Giant Slayer
Overall B

The classic fairytale grows to epic proportions in this retelling where Jack (Nicholas Hoult) accidentally enables Giants to attack his homeland when he tries to rescue a stolen Princess (Eleanor Tomlinson).

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense scenes of fantasy action violence, some frightening images and brief language.

Talk to your kids about…

Jack the Giant Slayer

Jack uses yarrow to stop a bleeding wound. Why was it important for people of medieval to know how to use medicinal plants? According to WebMD, yarrow has many other uses as well.

While Jack doesn’t find a goose that lays golden eggs, he does discover a jeweled Faberge egg in the giants’ treasure room. Learn more about these exquisite creations.

How are clichés used in this script? Do they add to the humor in this film? Along with spoken idioms what visual ones (like a bee in your bonnet) are included?