Picture from The Spiderwick Chronicles
Overall B+

When the Grace family is bequeathed the estate of their Great-Uncle Spiderwick, they inherit a lot more than just a ramshackle house in the country. Amongst the bric-a-brac young Jared (Freddie Highmore) finds a sealed book that reveals a world of mysterious, magical creatures --not all of whom are friendly.

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

MPAA Rating: PG for scary creature action and violence, peril and some thematic elements.

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The Spiderwick Chronicles

The ability to see or not see is a major theme in this movie. What can Arthur Spiderwick see that others cannot? What things does he fail to notice, even though they are right in front of him? What is Jared blind to? What experiences help him to open is eyes?