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Tim Burton presents his macabre style of animation again in this Frankenstein takeoff. When Victor's (voice of Charlie Tahan) pet dog dies the enterprising, budding scientist stitches the pup back to life. Unfortunately his uncertain methods create very different results than he had hoped for. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 87
Theater Release: 05 Oct 2012
Video Release: 07 Jan 2013
MPAA Rating: PG
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Frankenweenie is rated PG: for thematic elements, scary images and action

Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Winona Ryder, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell
Studio: 2012 Walt Disney Pictures
Website: Official site for Frankenweenie.

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Walt Disney Studio and Tim Burton have overlooked past differences and teamed up to bring another of the director’s quirky creations to the big screen. Based on a 1984… 
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Why Is Frankenweenie Rated PG?

Violence: Characters are bullied at school. The death of an animal is depicted off… 
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This film is full of stereotypical characters including a smart Asian student, a dumb… 
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