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Peter Pan (1953)

Overall B

Hoping to extend their childhood, Wendy (voice of Kathryn Beaumont) and her brothers take flight to Never Land, the mysterious island where no one grows up, with the help of Peter Pan (voice of Bobby Driscoll). This classic Disney tale, with its famous pirates and pixies, will keep the whole family feeling young.

Release date February 4, 1953

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

Why is Peter Pan (1953) rated G? The MPAA rated Peter Pan (1953) G

Run Time: 76 minutes

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Peter Pan (1953)
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Peter Pan (1953) rated G? Peter Pan (1953) is rated G by the MPAA

Overall: B Hoping to extend their childhood, Wendy and her brothers take flight to Never Land, the mysterious island where no one grows up, with the help of Peter Pan. This classic Disney tale, with its famous pirates and pixies, will keep the whole family feeling young, but viewers should be aware of the inclusion of a few politically incorrect stereotypes.

Violence: B- The animated violence includes one character being fatally shot and others fired upon by cannons, as well as other objects. Characters are captured several times and involved in numerous swordplay scenes. Bumps, spills, and wrestling matches occur frequently. Character is scalded when too much boiling water is poured into a bath. Characters are forced to walk the plank. A character contends with an alligator determined to eat him. A bomb explodes.

Sexual Content: A- Mermaids wear revealing costumes. Characters rub noses in lieu of kissing. Female characters spar for the attentions of Peter Pan.

Language: A Mild insults only.

Drugs/Alcohol: C Children take health tonic. Rum available onboard a ship and one crewman is portrayed as drunken. Character smokes double-barreled cigar. Characters smoke a peace pipe.

Miscellaneous Concerns: Dialog and lyrics of a song include derogatory statements and stereotypes of Native Americans. Some of the female characters portrayals embody negative stereotypes.

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Peter Pan (1953)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Peter Pan (1953) is directed by Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske and stars Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Peter Pan (1953) movie is February 5, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Peter Pan: Diamond Edition

Release Date: 5 February 2013

Walt Disney’s Peter Pan releases to home video in a Diamond Edition. The movie is available in three different packages: Peter Pan: Diamond Edition: 2-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD), Peter Pan: Diamond Edition: 3 Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) and Peter Pan: Diamond Edition: DVD Packaging (DVD/Blu-Ray). All of the options offer the same bonus extras:

- Deleted Songs & Scenes

- You Can Fly: The Making of Peter Pan

- Tinker Bell: A Fairy’s Tale

- Disney Song Selections

- Audio Commentary Hosted by Roy Disney

- Music Videos

Exclusive HD Content

- Introduction by Diane Disney Miller

- Disney Intermission

- Growing up with Nine Old Men

- Disney View

Walt Disney’s Peter Pan: 2-Disc Platinum Edition

DVD Release Date: 6 March 2007

Fly away to Never Land with the DVD release of Disney’s Peter Pan. This 2-Disc Platinum Edition boasts an all-new digital restoration with enhanced picture and sound (the original theatrical soundtrack has been restored too). More abundant than pixie dust are the bonus extras that include: In Walt’s Words (where the master filmmaker explains why he made Peter Pan), the 1952 featurette The Peter Pan Story, You Can Fly (the making of Peter Pan), an alternate opening and deleted songs. If, like Hook, you’d like to have a more "hands on’" experience, then check out Camp Never Land (a collection of multi-level games that let you explore the magical island), Peter Pan’s Virtual Flight, and Peter’s Playful Prank (a DVD storybook). Also, there is a sneak peek of the upcoming Tinker Bell Movie and a music video where T-Squad presents The Second Star to the Right. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0) and Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0).

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The Miracle of the Cards is based on a true story of a child who spent time in the Great Ormond Street Hospital. Return to Never Land is Disney’s sequel to this tale.

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