Picture from Van Helsing
Overall C

Dr. Gabriel Van Helsing (Hugh Jackman) chases fiends, ogres and things that go bump in the night. Working under the direction of Cardinal Jinette (Alun Armstrong) and the Roman Catholic Church, the bounty hunter is the last line of defense between good and evil in the world.

Violence D+
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for nonstop creature action violence and grightening images and for sensuality.

Talk to your kids about…

Van Helsing

Why did Van Helsing feel compelled to continue fighting evil even when the public harassed him? What did he know about state of affairs that the people didn’t understand? What kind of similar challenges do leaders face when they make a decision that is unpopular with the masses?

What did Van Helsing believe about Frankenstein? Despite his beginnings, what choices had the monster made in his life? Are we destined to be a certain way because of our upbringing or past life?

What did Anna believe about the afterlife? How did that affect her view of death?