Rise of the Guardians parents guide

Rise of the Guardians

Overall B+

When the Boogieman (voice of Jude Law) uses fear to pursue his evil intentions, a group of guardians gathers to stop him. They include Santa Claus (voice of Alec Baldwin), the Easter Bunny (voice of Hugh Jackman), the Tooth Fairy (voice of Isla Fisher), the mute Sandman and a new recruit -- Jack Frost (voice of Chris Pine).

Release date November 20, 2012

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

Why is Rise of the Guardians rated PG? The MPAA rated Rise of the Guardians PG PG for thematic elements and some mildly scary action.

Run Time: 97 minutes

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Rise of the Guardians
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Rise of the Guardians rated PG? Rise of the Guardians is rated PG by the MPAA PG for thematic elements and some mildly scary action.

Violence: Characters are shaken, dropped, kidnapped, and shocked with electricity, as well as kicked and hit by flying objects. A character races through traffic and down busy streets on a sled. A character drowns. Some weapon use is shown, including swords and large axes. A man is punched in the face and has his tooth knocked out. A dog growls menacingly before chasing another character. Characters repeatedly punch others. A boy falls down a deep ice crevice. Frequent moments of peril and fright are shown.

Sexual Content: A female character is attracted to a boy.

Language: Some brief name-calling is included.

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.

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Rise of the Guardians
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G May Frighten Young Children.
Alberta G
Manitoba G Frightening Scenes.
Ontario G Some Scary Scenes, Cartoon/Animation Action.
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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News About "Rise of the Guardians"

Cast and Crew

Rise of the Guardians is directed by Peter Ramsey and stars Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Rise of the Guardians movie is March 12, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Rise of the Guardians

Release Date: 12 March 2013

Rise of the Guardians releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- The Croods trailer

- Sneak Peek - Turbo

- Featurette: Legendary Features

- Additional Scenes

Rise of the Guardians is also available in an Easter Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu ray/DVD/Digital Copy plus 2 Hopping Easter Eggs). The bonus features are the same in both packages.

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The writers of the movie Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause assemble a similar group of legendary characters. The creative team behind this animation also worked on How to Train Your Dragon. This movie should not be confused with the film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.

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