Picture from Red Riding Hood
Overall D+

A small village is terrorized by a werewolf that prowls through the town at night looking for human prey. But the arrival of a famous hunter causes more strain among the citizens when they discover the wolf takes a human form during the day and could be any one of them. This movie stars Amanda Seyfried, Lukas Haas and Gary Oldman.

Violence D+
Sexual Content C
Profanity B
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence and creature terror, and some sensuality.

Talk to your kids about…

Red Riding Hood

How does Father Solomon incite suspicions among the people? How does this lessen their ability to work together to fight the werewolf? What other leaders have turned their people against one another by raising doubts among them?

Valerie is very much the central character of this story. Does the focus on her hinder the development of the other characters? Do you think the villagers’ response to her is reflective of the time in which they lived? How did superstition and fear affect the actions of people during medieval times?