Picture from Phantom of the Opera
Overall A-

The movie adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's billion-dollar stage play follows a mysterious ghostly form (Gerald Butler) that haunts a Paris opera house and secretly mentors a beautiful young soprano (Emmy Rossum). But his jealous side is revealed when his protegee falls in love with the theater's patron Raoul (Patrick Wilson).

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief violent images.

Talk to your kids about…

Phantom of the Opera

Why is the Phantom a tragic figure? Do his life experiences make him destined to be one? Who shows compassion to him and how?

The Phantom is a brilliant composer and musical mentor. How does his disfigurement hamper him from using his talents? Is his physical deformity the only handicap that challenges him?

What does Christine learn about love? How do emotions like jealousy, possessiveness and control factor into real feelings of affection?