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Rating & Content Info
Why is Frankenweenie rated PG? Frankenweenie is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic elements, scary images and action
Violence: Characters are bullied at school. The death of an animal is depicted off screen. A boy falls off the roof of a house and breaks his arm. Angry adults yell during a meeting at the school. Characters are caught inside a burning building. A girl falls from atop a building. An animal is impaled with a stick. Monster-like characters destroy the fairgrounds. Dead animals are shocked with electricity.
Sexual Content: Brief mild sexual innuendo is heard.
Language: None noted.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Minor, secondary characters drink beer in one scene.
Page last updated July 9, 2016
|British Columbia||G||May Frighten Young Children.|
|Ontario||PG||Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.|
|Canadian Home Video||PG|
News About "Frankenweenie"
Cast and Crew
Frankenweenie is directed by Tim Burton and stars Winona Ryder, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell.
The most recent home video release of Frankenweenie movie is January 7, 2013. Here are some details…
Home Video Notes: Frankenweenie
Release Date: 8 January 2013
Frankenweenie i releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack or Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers
- Miniatures In Motion: Bringing ‘Frankenweenie’ To Life
- “Frankenweenie” Touring Exhibit
- “Frankenweenie” Original Live Action Short—Burton’s original live-action short film.
- Music Video—“Pet Sematary” performed by Plain White T’s
Related home video titles:
Tim Burtons other dark animations include, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Corpse Bride and James and the Giant Peach. An older incarnation of this same story (produced by Tim Burton in 1984) is included in the bonus extras of the DVD releases of The Nightmare Before Christmas.