Pinocchio (Disney’s) parents guide

Pinocchio (Disney’s)

Can a wooden puppet become a real boy?

Overall A-

When an aging wood caver (voiced by Christian Rub) uses his tool to construct a beautiful puppet, he names his creation Pinocchio (voiced by Dickie Jones) and wishes the little figure could be the son he longs for. Although his heart's desire is granted by the Blue Fairy (voice of Evelyn Venable), she cannot make Pinocchio into a real boy unless the wooden toy shows himself to be brave, truthful and unselfish.

Release date February 9, 1940

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

Why is Pinocchio (Disney’s) rated G? The MPAA rated Pinocchio (Disney’s) G

Run Time: 88 minutes

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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

Pinocchio (Disney’s) is directed by Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen and stars Christian Rub, Dickie Jones, Evelyn Venable, Cliff Edwards..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Pinocchio (Disney’s) movie is January 31, 2017. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Disney’s Pinocchio: Signature Edition
Release Date: 31 January 2017
Disney’s Pinocchio releases in a Signature Edition (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following special features:
- Walt’s Story Meetings: Pleasure Island – The Pleasure Island scene in “Pinocchio” had much more development than what is seen in the film. Join Pixar’s Pete Docter and Disney historian and author J.B. Kaufman as they explore artwork recently discovered in Disney’s animation research library revealing some of the attractions, gags and games, which Disney animators created for this iconic location of the film, that never made it on screen.
- In Walt’s Words – “Pinocchio” – Hear Walt himself discuss the making of “Pinocchio” through archival recordings and interviews.
- The Pinocchio Project: “When You Wish Upon a Star” – Music influencers Alex G, Tanner Patrick and JR Aquino from Disney’s Maker Studios, a global leader in short-form videos, gather in a creative workspace to create their rendition of the film’s signature song, “When You Wish Upon a Star,” and produce a fresh new music video.
- Oswald the Lucky Rabbit in “Poor Papa” – This recently restored and scored 1927 short features Oswald the Lucky Rabbit who gets multiple visits from the stork and is forced to attempt various methods to help stop the onslaught of baby deliveries.
- Classic Bonus Features – These offerings from prior home entertainment releases include hours of bonus material, such as the making of “Pinocchio,” deleted scenes, sing-alongs, storyboards and theatrical trailers.

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The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996) is a live action adaptation of this fairy tale. Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie features another character that spends time in the belly of a whale. Being turned into a four-legged animal to change errant behavior is also the method used in The Emperor’s New Groove.