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Jack the Giant Slayer

The classic fairytale grows to epic proportions in this retelling where Jack (Nicholas Hoult) accidentally enables Giants to attack his homeland when he tries to rescue a stolen Princess (Eleanor Tomlinson). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 113
Theater Release: 28 Feb 2013
Video Release: 18 Jun 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Jack the Giant Slayer is rated PG-13: for intense scenes of fantasy action violence, some frightening images and brief language.

Director: Bryan Singer
Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy
Studio: 2013 Warner Brothers
Website: Official site for Jack the Giant Slayer.

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Why Is Jack the Giant Slayer Rated PG-13?

Violence: Characters practice dark arts to control the giants. Men are eaten, stabbed, crushed,… 
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