Pollyanna parents guide


Overall A

After losing her parents, Pollyanna (Hayley Mills) moves in with her rich aunt (Jane Wyman) who hasn't got a clue how to give love to anyone. Yet despite her aunt's austere nature, the orphaned girl still manages to find things to appreciate about her new home and the other people in her community.

Release date May 19, 1960

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

Why is Pollyanna rated Not Rated? The MPAA rated Pollyanna Not Rated

Run Time: 134 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Pollyanna rated Not Rated? Pollyanna is rated Not Rated by the MPAA

Violence: A character talks about the death of her parents. A man is injured when a building’s pipes burst. A man yells at children. A girl sneaks out against her aunt’s wishes. Later she falls from a tree and is injured. A woman frequently talks about death. An adult asks a child to lie to another adult.

Sexual Content: A brief shot of a bare bummed boy jumping into a river is seen. An adult couple kisses. A girl is seen in her underwear.

Language: The script contains some terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A woman complains about a men’s smoking. Brief depictions are shown in a social setting.

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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
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Cast and Crew

Pollyanna is directed by David Swift and stars Jane Wyman, Hayley Mills, Richard Egan.

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This was one of Hayley Mills’ first roles with the Disney studio. She won a Juvenile Award at the 1961 Academy Awards for her portrayal of Pollyanna. (Mills made a total of six films with Disney including The Parent Trap, In Search of the Castaways, Summer Magic, The Moon-Spinners and That Darn Cat.)

Kevin Corcoran who plays Jimmy Bean in the movie also stars in Old Yeller, Swiss Family Robinson and The Shaggy Dog.

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