Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children parents guide

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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Overall C+

When Jake (Asa Butterfield) uncovers the whereabouts of the School for Peculiar Children run by Miss Peregrine (Eva Green), he discovers the students have amazing powers... and some scary enemies.

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

Why is Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and peril.

Run Time: 127 minutes

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children rated PG-13? Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and peril.

Violence: Throughout the film characters are stalked by scary looking people with white eyes and terrifying monsters that crush, strangle and pluck out the eyes of anyone they catch. People and animals are killed, and some blood is seen. Corpses with no eyes are shown. A youth is teased and bullied by peers and adults. Guns, crossbows, knives, axes and other weapons are used. Houses and property are ransacked, torn apart, hit by bombs, set on fire and left derelict. Bodies of dead people talk and/or are temporarily brought back to life. Frightening transformations occur. A character is knocked unconscious. Morbid experiments are conducted that threaten the lives of those involved. A character implants hearts taken from various creatures into the bodies of dead things or inanimate objects, and brings them to life. Gladiator style battles are depicted. Characters fight for their lives against monsters, living skeletons and people who possess peculiar abilities. Graphic scenes show characters collecting eyeballs and eating them. Death threats are uttered. A woman lovingly hugs a dead child.

Sexual Content: A teen couple embraces and kisses. Teen characters strip down to their underwear before swimming. Infidelity is mentioned. An invisible character removes his clothes so he cannot be seen (obviously no nudity is seen either).

Language: The script includes infrequent mild cursing and terms of deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drinking in private and in a pub. A Character frequently smokes a pipe.

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
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.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Some Scary Scenes, Tobacco Use.
Quebec 13+ Horror.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children"

Cast and Crew

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is directed by Tim Burton and stars Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson.

This movie is based on a the book Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs.

From the Studio:
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers... and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jacob discovers that only his own special "peculiarity" can save his new friends. Written by 20th Century Fox

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children movie is December 13, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes:  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Release Date: 13 December 2016
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children releases to home video (DVD or 3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + Digital HD or 4K UHD + Blu-ray + Digital HD) with the following extras:
- The Peculiar Story
- The Peculiars
- Hollows and Ex-Hollows
- Map Of Days: Miss Peregrine’s Home / Blackpool Tower
- “Wish That You Were Here” Florence + The Machine Music Video
- Gallery: Sketches By Tim Burton And Photographs

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