Adventures of Tintin parents guide

Adventures of Tintin

Overall B

Tintin (voice of Jamie Bell) is a young journalist in search of a good story. With his faithful pup Snowy at his side, the youth sets out to discover the secret of the Unicorn (a sailing ship) and a lost treasure. This animation is based on a series of graphic novels by Herge.

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

Why is Adventures of Tintin rated PG? The MPAA rated Adventures of Tintin PG for adventure action violence, some drunkenness and brief smoking.

Run Time: 107 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Adventures of Tintin rated PG? Adventures of Tintin is rated PG by the MPAA for adventure action violence, some drunkenness and brief smoking.

Violence: During the opening scenes silhouetted figures are involved in a car crash and robberies with characters being hit and covered in bloody injuries. Intense, frequent action includes moments of peril for several characters. A man is hit over the head and kidnapped. Others are bashed with alcohol bottles. A man falls down the stairs. A pickpocket steals wallets. A character is almost run over on a busy street. Hand to hand combat, swordplay, gunfire and the use of weapons is portrayed. A man is gunned down with blood depicted. Characters are threatened. A man is electrocuted and another is nearly decapitated by an airplane propeller. Some are caught in storms and fires. Ships engage in sea warfare. Men are bound and thrown overboard to the sharks. Characters fight one another with loading cranes.

Sexual Content: A brief, highly veiled sexual comment is made along with some mild cursing.

Language: The script contains a term of Deity and some name-calling.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character drinks excessively and is often portrayed as drunken. Other characters drink and smoke cigars or cigarettes.

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Adventures of Tintin
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence.
Manitoba PG Violence.
Ontario PG Violence, Some Scary Scenes.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Adventures of Tintin"

Cast and Crew

Adventures of Tintin is directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Gad Elmaleh, Toby Jones, Mackenzie Crook.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Adventures of Tintin movie is March 13, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Adventures of Tintin

Release Date:13 March 2012

The Adventures of Tintin release to home video on Blu-ray (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) and in 3D (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy). Both packages include eleven behind-the-scenes featurettes.


Related home video titles:

Another young man in search of adventure travels through space in Treasure Planet. (This movie is based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island.) A quest to clear his ancestor’s name and follow some elusive clues leads to various American historical sites in National Treasure.

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