Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

A suitcase full of surprises.

Overall B

Every student at Hogwarts School has to study the writings of Newt Scamander. This latest film in the Harry Potter franchise takes viewers back to the days when Newt (Eddie Redmayne) was wandering the streets of New York City, amongst the muggle and wizard worlds of the time. His experiences later became the inspiration for his book, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

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

Why is Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them PG-13 for some fantasy action violence.

Run Time: 133 minutes

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Why is Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them rated PG-13? Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some fantasy action violence.

Violence: Frequent depictions of non-graphic violence include explosions, extensive property damage, destructive magical forces, dangerous beasts with fantastic powers, as well as duels with magical wands and spells. Deaths of innocent bystanders are implied and shown. Characters are sentenced to death, injured and killed. Some disfigured corpses are seen. Frightening creatures and strange transformations are portrayed. Characters (animal and human) are implicated in robberies. A mother uses a belt to strap her son: lash marks on his hands are seen. A radical religious group tries to incite the public to go on a witch hunt. An older man emotionally manipulates a teen. Characters are bound and jailed. Bribery and bounty hunting are briefly mentioned. Demeaning slurs and verbal abuse occurs. A character is betrayed by a trusted friend.

Sexual Content: A woman is seen in her underwear before she seductively puts on a dress. Other women’s underwear is seen hanging to dry.Female characters wear scanty dresses at a nightclub. A pamphlet displays a drawing of some naked women. Same-gender attraction is subtly implied. The mating rituals of a magical beast are used for humor. Some mild sexual innuendo is heard. A man in a shower is seen from the shoulders up. A couple kisses.

Profanity: Mild profanity is infrequently used, along with cruel name-calling.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Drinks are served at a night club. Some characters’ behavior is effected by the alcohol. A character smokes a cigar.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, May Frighten Young Children.
Alberta PG Frightening Scenes, Violence, Not Recommended For young Children.t
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Some Scary Scenes, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is directed by David Yates and stars Ezra Miller, Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell .

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is based on the Harry Potter books, written by JK Rowling.

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