Picture from War Horse
Overall A-

Albert (Jeremy Irvine) has a deep bond with his horse Joey. So when the animal is sold to the British Cavalry, the boy also enlists in the World War I effort, in the hopes of saving his equestrian friend.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of war violence.

Talk to your kids about…

War Horse

What compels Ted to up his bid against his landlord at the horse auction? What factors contribute to his actions?

Does meeting soldiers on both side of the conflict make this film different from many war movies? How does it make the story more realistic?

Albert says our lives are made up of big days and small days. How do big days change or impact a person’s course? What are some of the big days in your life?

This movie is based on the children’s book War Horse, by Michael Morpugo.