Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief rating info

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Overall B

It may be centuries since anyone has taken seriously the power of the Greek Gods. Yet for Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman), their myths are about to become his reality when he gets caught in an ongoing feud between Zeus (Kevin McKidd) and Hades (Steve Coogan), and the mysterious disappearance of Zeus' lightning bolt.

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

Why is Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief rated PG? The MPAA rated Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief PG for action violence and peril, some scary images and suggestive material, and mild language.

Run Time: 116 minutes

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Why is Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief rated PG? Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief is rated PG by the MPAA for action violence and peril, some scary images and suggestive material, and mild language.

In this high action teen-oriented film, hideous and mythical monsters attack characters, throw cars and attempt to inflict death. An animal is impaled with a horn. Humans engage in hand-to-hand combat with swords, knives and arrows. The battles result in bloody injuries. A female character and a monster are decapitated (no blood is shown) and the severed head of the woman is seen several times throughout the movie. Teens are nearly involved in an accident after one of them falls asleep while driving. A flame-engulfed monster throws fireballs at objects causing explosions. A teen is caught under a falling statue. Characters turn to stone. Men are shot with sleep-inducing darts. Depictions of the underworld include the sound of screaming, skeletons, huge fires and human figures engulfed in flames. Several characters are shocked with an electric volt. Some female characters discuss or endure mistreatment from men. A teen nearly drowns after being submerged in water. A young adult is attacked with a pitched fork. Characters discuss sexual relations between humans and gods. Female characters wear bikinis and scanty or low-cut clothing. A partially naked statue is briefly seen. Other brief sexual innuendo is included in the script along with infrequent profanities and song lyrics that include a reference to the underworld location. Characters eat flowers that cause drug-like effects.

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Alberta PG Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief"

Cast and Crew

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief is directed by Chris Columbus and stars Logan Lerman, Kevin McKidd, Steve Coogan.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief movie is June 29, 2010. Here are some details…

Release Date: 29 June 2010

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightening Thief releases on DVD and Blu-ray with the following bonus extras:

- 5 Extended and Deleted Scenes: The Museum   Grover Photographs Aphrodite,  Int. Pickup Truck   Grover Talks About Zeus’ daughter, Lotus Land Casino   Grover Dances, Lotus Land Casino   Percy, Annabeth and Grover Fight The Guards, and Hades’ Mansion   Hades Talks To Percy.

- Discover Your Powers Quiz

- The Book Comes To Life

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightening Thief on Blu-ray also includes:

- 5 Additional Extended and Deleted Scenes: The Infirmary   Percy Meets Annabeth, Aphrodite’s Daughters   Grover Jumps Into Spa, Int. Bus   Percy Looks At The Map, Auntie Em’s   Medusa Chases Percy, and Lotus Land Casino   Percy Meets 50’s Guy.

- Secrets of the Gods

- Inside Camp Half-Blood

- On Set With Brandon T. Jackson

- Meet The Demigods

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Some of the tales about these ancient deities comes to life through the magic of puppets in Jim Henson’s The Story Teller/ Greek Myths. Pierce Brosnan plays another father who is separated from his child and who must fight the government to get her back in Evelyn. A teen hero must step up to save his people from the clutch of an evil ruler in Eragon. In The Indian in the Cupboard, which is based on a book series by Lynne Reid Banks, a young boy receives an unusual gift for his birthday that brings his plastic toys to life.

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