Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 parents guide

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1

Overall B-

With Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) becoming increasingly powerful, Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) and his friends Hermione (Emma Watson), and Ron (Rupert Grint) are afraid to begin a new school year. Based on the seventh book in J.K. Rowlings' popular series, this movie covers the first portion of the novel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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

Why is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 PG-13 for some sequences of intense action violence and frightening images.

Run Time: 145 minutes

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1
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Why is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 rated PG-13? Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some sequences of intense action violence and frightening images.

Violence: Depictions of torture include characters being verbally threatened, forcefully interrogated, held in contorted positions, heard screaming and pleading, having their flesh cut and imprisoned in dungeons. A woman is fed to a snake. Characters are depicted with bruises, bloody and graphic injuries, as well as torn flesh. Characters are intentionally injured and/or killed. Property is damaged. Action violence includes explosions, crashes, weapon use, magical spells and chases by demonic creatures. Dead and unconscious bodies are shown. Characters are in constant peril and often have to fight for their lives against evildoers, magical enchantments, and natural elements. Jump scenes, frightening images, scary transformations and emotionally traumatic events are portrayed.

Sexual Content: A sensual scene shows an imagined and partially obscured teenaged boy and girl kissing   they appear naked and their bare backs and shoulders are seen. A male body is momentarily shown wearing a woman’s bra. A boy strips down to his underwear. A girl’s bare back is seen in an unzipped dress. Couples kiss on a few occasions.

Language: A few mild profanities and terms of deity are used.

Drugs and Alcohol: Characters use magical potions. Alcohol is served at a wedding.

Other: The story includes themes of racial supremacy and genocide, as well as depictions of the occult.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Frightening Scenes, Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Violence, Some Scary Scenes.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1"

Cast and Crew

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 is directed by David Yates and stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 movie is April 15, 2011. Here are some details…

On November 8, 2011, Warner Bother’s studio is releasing: Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collection (also known as Harry Potter- Years 1-7)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 releases to DVD and Blu-ray on April 15, 2011. Warner Brothers Studios will aslo be releasing a Harry Potter Years 1-7 Collection.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is available in the following packages:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1—Combo Pack (Blu-ray / DVD Combo + Digital Copy)

- Exclusive sneak peek of an opening scene from the final film.

- Maximum Movie Mode: Join host Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) and several walk-on cast & crew guests to unravel the mysteries of the Dark Lord’s past and discover the keys to his defeat before it is too late,

- Focus Points: The Last Days of Privet Drive, Hagrid’s Motorbike, Amazing (or) Magical Tents, Deatheaters Attack Cafe, Creating Dobby and Kreacher, Godric’s Hollow, The Harry And Nagini Battle, The Frozen Lake and The Return of Griphook

- On the Green with Rupert, Tom, Oliver and James

-The Seven Harry’s

-Dan, Rupert, and Emma’s Running Competition

-Additional Scenes

-WaterTower

- Music Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 - Behind The Soundtrack

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1—Blu-ray (Blu-ray + Digital Copy)

- All of the above mentioned features are included.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (DVD)

-No bonus extras mentioned.

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