Jack the Giant Slayer parents guide

Jack the Giant Slayer

Overall B

The classic fairytale grows to epic proportions in this retelling where Jack (Nicholas Hoult) accidentally enables Giants to attack his homeland when he tries to rescue a stolen Princess (Eleanor Tomlinson).

Release date February 28, 2013

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

Why is Jack the Giant Slayer rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Jack the Giant Slayer PG-13 for intense scenes of fantasy action violence, some frightening images and brief language.

Run Time: 113 minutes

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Jack the Giant Slayer
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Jack the Giant Slayer rated PG-13? Jack the Giant Slayer is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense scenes of fantasy action violence, some frightening images and brief language.

Violence: Characters practice dark arts to control the giants. Men are eaten, stabbed, crushed, punched, electrocuted and pushed to their deaths. A pile of human skulls is seen on the ground as well as several dead bodies. Characters experience frequent moments of peril. Animals are impaled and eaten. A giant succumbs to a lengthy death after being stabbed in the back. The giants attack a castle using burning trees, a huge metal bell and a slingshot as weapons. Numerous characters inside the castle are killed. A character falls into a moat covered with burning oil. Another has his eyeballs squeezed out of his head. A character’s tongue is speared. A plant grows out of a man’s stomach.

Sexual Content: A couple kisses. A golden statue with a bare bust is seen in the treasure room. A woman wears a low cut dress in one scene.

Language: The script contains a handful of mild cursing and brief crude expressions.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A pair of drunken men begins badgering a woman.

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Jack the Giant Slayer
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Frightening Scenes
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes, Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Jack the Giant Slayer is directed by Bryan Singer and stars Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Jack the Giant Slayer movie is June 18, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Jack the Giant Slayer

Release Date: 18 June 2013

Jack the Giant Slayer releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy or Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- Deleted Scenes

- Gag Reel

-“Become a Giant Slayer” Interactive Experience

Related home video titles:

This fairytale was reimaged in a modern setting in Jack and the Bean Stalk: The Real Story. Another man visits a land of giants in Gulliver’s Travels. And a group of friends find their own world becoming larger that life when their father confesses: Honey, I Shrunk The Kids.