Brave parents guide


Overall B+

Chaos ensues in a Scottish kingdom when Princess Merida (voice of Kelly Macdonald) defies the traditions of the country and takes her future into her own hands. But proving her bravery will take more than her archery skills.

Release date June 22, 2012

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

Why is Brave rated PG? The MPAA rated Brave PG for some scary action and rude humor.

Run Time: 94 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Brave rated PG? Brave is rated PG by the MPAA for some scary action and rude humor.

Violence: The frequent use of bows and arrows are shown. A character attacks a bedpost with a sword. A bear threatens a family and is attacked with weapons. A man loses his leg in the battle. Children and animals behave badly at the dinner table. During a fistfight, characters bite, pinch, head butt, poke eyes and use objects to hit one another. Characters argue verbally on several occasions. A bird is smacked with a broom. Characters break out in a brawl, firing arrows and throwing axes at each other. A girl falls through a roof. Characters are threatened and chased by an animal. A bear is shot repeatedly. He is shown with arrows hanging from his back. A character is smashed by a large rock. People engage in sword fights.

Sexual Content: A young character dives into a woman’s bosom to retrieve a key. A married couple kisses and shows some moments of affection. Animated, male buttock nudity is shown in a non-sexual context. A man raises his kilt and moons his competitors (no nudity is seen).

Language: Some name-calling is included in the script.

Alcohol / Drug Use : Characters rush to open the King’s wine cellar to celebrate.

Other: Characters are changed by a spell. A woman practices the dark arts.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence, Nudity
Alberta G
Manitoba PG Violence.Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG
Quebec G
Martimes PG
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News About "Brave"

Cast and Crew

Brave is directed by Mark Andrews | Brenda Chapman and stars Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Brave movie is November 12, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Brave

Release Date: 13 November 2012

Brave releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy Combo Pack) with the following extras:

- Audio Commentary

- Animated Short: La Luna

- Bonus Short: The Legend of Mordu

Exclusive HD Content

- Brave Old World

- Fallen Warriors

- Dirty Hairy People

- It is English… Sort Of

- Angus

- The Tapestry

- Promotional Pieces

- Art Gallery

- Merida & Ellnor

- Bears

- Brawl In The Hall

- Wonder Moss

- Magic

- Clan Pixar

- Once Upon A Scene

- Extended Scenes & Alternate Opening

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Another mother and daughter duo gets the opportunity to see the other’s point of view in Freaky Friday. An unconventional young character also takes on scary creatures in How to Train Your Dragon. The art of archery plays a major role in Disney’s Robin Hood. Along with this animation, Pixar has also produced The Incredibles, Cars, Cars 2, and the Toy Story franchise.

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