Saving Mr. Banks parents guide

Saving Mr. Banks

It takes more than a spoonful of sugar to sweeten the protagonist in this delightful story

Overall A-

When Walt Disney (played by Tom Hanks) promised his daughters that he would make a movie of their favorite story, he never imagined how hard that would be. Author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) is incredibly attached to her characters, and it is going to take all Walt's magic to get her to give him the rights to Mary Poppins.

Release date December 20, 2013

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

Why is Saving Mr. Banks rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Saving Mr. Banks PG-13 for thematic elements including some unsettling images.

Run Time: 125 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Saving Mr. Banks rated PG-13? Saving Mr. Banks is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic elements including some unsettling images.

Violence: A character with an alcohol addiction behaves erratically, smacks his head against a wall, and falls from a stage. A character coughs up blood, which is seen on his face and handkerchief. A distressed character attempts suicide by drowning. A parent dies and the body is shown. Hardships endured in childhood are discussed.

Sexual Content: Characters embrace.

Language: Infrequent mild profanities are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: An alcoholic man is seen drinking throughout the movie. A character tries to hide the fact that he smokes. Whiskey is added to a cup of tea.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Mature Subject Matter.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children.
Ontario PG Not Recommeded for Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Saving Mr. Banks is directed by John Lee Hancock and stars Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti, Director: John Lee Hancock.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Saving Mr. Banks movie is March 18, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Saving Mr. Banks

Release Date: 18 March 2014

Saving Mr. Banks releases to home video (Blu-ray and DVD) with the following bonus materials:

- Walt Disney Studios: From Poppins to Present: Join Hancock on a tour of the Disney Studios lot, reflect on studio life during the making of Mary Poppins, and discover how Walt’s creative spirit still flourishes today.

- Let’s Go Fly a Kite: Cast and crew break out in a rousing, heartfelt tribute to Mary Poppins composer Richard Sherman on the last day of filming.

- Three Deleted Scenes in HD

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The movie Mary Poppins is one of Disney’s most endearing classics. The life experiences that shape an author’s work are also explored in Finding Neverland. Emma Thompson, who plays the difficult author of a magical nanny here, brought to life another magical caregiver in the movie Nanny McPhee and Nanny McPhee Returns.

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