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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter's (Daniel Radcliffe) 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry looks to be just as difficult as the rest thanks to his curiosity over an old tome inscribed as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince." While Harry riffles through the book's pages, the evil Lord Voldemort and his followers ruffle both the Wizard and Muggle worlds. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 154
Theater Release: 15 Jul 2009
Video Release: 14 Jun 2011
MPAA Rating: PG
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is rated PG: for scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality.

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint
Studio: 2009 Warner Brothers Pictures
Website: Official site for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Detailed Review

Once again, Albus Dumbledore (Michael Gambon) is about to ask too much of Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliff). With the prophetic revelation of the young wizard’s connection to the Dark Lord… 
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Why Is Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Rated PG?

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