Hotel Transylvania parents guide

Hotel Transylvania

Overall B

Who would have guessed? Dracula (voice of Adam Sandler) is an overprotective father! Running a secret resort known only to other monsters, he gives his daughter Mavis (voice of Selena Gomez) all the social life she needs while keeping her away from humans -- until one (voice of Andy Samberg) accidentally stumbles into Hotel Transylvania.

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

Why is Hotel Transylvania rated PG? The MPAA rated Hotel Transylvania PG for some rude humor, action and scary images.

Run Time: 92 minutes

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Hotel Transylvania
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Hotel Transylvania rated PG? Hotel Transylvania is rated PG by the MPAA for some rude humor, action and scary images.

Violence: A father scares his daughter with bedtime tales about humans. Scary scenes include graveyards with living dead characters, monsters and other frightening images. Characters are punched, stabbed with a pitchfork, set on fire, squashed, persecuted, chased from their home and killed. A car crashes down the side of a hill with occupants inside. The sun burns a character. A wolf eats an entire flock of sheep (off screen).

Sexual Content: A woman pulls a child into her bosom. Two bugs are interrupted in their bedroom on their honeymoon. A female skeleton is seen taking a shower. A character pulls down the invisible man’s bathing suit. Men are seen in towels in sauna. A couple kisses. Brief sexual innuendo is included.

Language: Brief name-calling is heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters are shown in a bar.

Other: Rude bathroom humor includes discussions of dirty diapers and fecal matter. A man fluctuates. Other brief moments of rude humor are included.

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Hotel Transylvania
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba G Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Some Scary Scenes, Cartoon Action/Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

News About "Hotel Transylvania"

Cast and Crew

Hotel Transylvania is directed by Genndy Tartakovsky and stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Hotel Transylvania movie is January 28, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Hotel Transylvania

Release Date: 29 January 2013

Hotel Transylvania releases to home video (DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack or 3D Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack) with the following extras:

Hotel Transylvania on DVD offers:

- “Goodnight Mr. Foot” Mini-Movie: Directed and Animated by Genndy Tartakovsky

- 3 Deleted scenes

- “Problem (Monster Remix)” Music Video by Becky G Featuring

- Behind the Scenes of “Problem (Monster Remix)”

- DVD – ROM link to Hotel T website

-  Commentary with Director Genndy Tartakovsky, Producer Michelle Murdocca, and Visual Effects Supervisor Daniel Kramer

Hotel Transylvania on 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack include all of the extras above plus:

- “Meet the Staff and Guests: Voicing Hotel Transylvania”

- “Making the Hotel”

- 3 Progression reels

Related home video titles:

A small human also upsets the balance of life in Monsters Inc. Another terrifying man has a soft spot for little girls in Despicable Me. In the Harry Potter movie franchise, the world of magic stays separate from the rest of the populace too.

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