A Monster Calls
Real life can be more frightening than imaginary monsters.
A Monster Calls
Rating & Content Info
Why is A Monster Calls rated PG-13? A Monster Calls is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic content and some scary images.
- Brief non-graphic violence.
- Depictions of physical assault.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence (some in an animated context) with some blood and little detail shown.
- Scenes containing some scary monsters and fantastic images.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
-Embracing and kissing.
- Occasional use of mild profanity.
- Limited use of slurs.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Medical treatments and prescription drug use are depicted.
Page last updated November 30, 2016
|British Columbia||PG||Violence, May Frighten Young Children.|
|Alberta||PG||Frightening Scenes, Mature Subject Matter.|
|Manitoba||PG||Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for YoungChildren.|
|Ontario||PG||Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children, Some Scary Scenes.|
|Canadian Home Video|
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Look for our review of A Monster Calls on or near Jan 06, 2017.
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Cast and Crew
A Monster Calls is directed by J.A. Bayona and stars Lewis McDougall, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Liam Neeson .
A Monster Calls is based on a children’s novel written by Patrick Ness. He also penned the movie's screenplay. Ness’s story idea came from Siobhan Dowd, an activist and author who was diagnosed with cancer, and died before this project could be completed.
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