Picture from Pete’s Dragon
Overall B

When a young orphan named Pete (Sean Marshall) and his pet dragon (voice of Charlie Callas) run away from an abusive foster family, they meet Nora the lighthouse keeper (Helen Reddy), her father Lampie (Mickey Rooney) and a whole lot of adventure! This Disney Classic also features a mix of live-action and animation.

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use C

Talk to your kids about…

Pete’s Dragon

In this story, Nora tries to help Pete be more “realistic” about his belief in Elliot. What not-so-realistic thing is Nora hanging onto? While the movie is make-believe, what kinds of dreams or imaginary hopes might people sometimes cling to? Can these things be helpful or hurtful when facing life’s challenges?

The song There’s Room For Everyone encourages acceptance of all kinds of people—and dragons. What things can you do to include others who may seem different or unusual?

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