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Based on the children's book penned by Dr. Seuss, an elephant named Horton (voice of Jim Carey) hears a Who -- a miniature being living on a microscopic dust speck. Unfortunately, no one else believes these tiny folk exist.
Why Is Horton Hears a Who Rated G?
Horton Hears a Who is rated G
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This animated adventure includes some cartoon type violence as well as characters being roped and dragged into a cage, attacked by a vulture, and threatened with boiling oil. Horton experiences some moments of peril and mocking while trying to save the “Whos.” Another character chokes on a bone. The Mayor of Whoville accidently staples himself in the head and gets a misguided shot of numbing serum in his arm from a dentist. The script contains a couple of mild, brief potty humor jokes and repeated use of “boob” as a name-calling term for a person who is considered unintelligent or mistaken in his opinion.
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5 Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday on March 2If you love reading The Cat in the Hat or any of the other whimsical, rhyming stories by Dr. Seuss then get ready to mark Dr. Seuss Day on March 2. The National Education Association is sponsoring the annual Read Across America Day to celebrate literacy on the author’s birthday.