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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).
Why Is Jack the Giant Slayer Rated PG-13?
Jack the Giant Slayer is rated PG-13 for intense scenes of fantasy action violence, some frightening images and brief language.
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Violence: Characters practice dark arts to control the giants. Men are eaten, stabbed, crushed, punched, electrocuted and pushed to their deaths. A pile of human skulls is seen on the ground as well as several dead bodies. Characters experience frequent moments of peril. Animals are impaled and eaten. A giant succumbs to a lengthy death after being stabbed in the back. The giants attack a castle using burning trees, a huge metal bell and a slingshot as weapons. Numerous characters inside the castle are killed. A character falls into a moat covered with burning oil. Another has his eyeballs squeezed out of his head. A character’s tongue is speared. A plant grows out of a man’s stomach.
Sexual Content: A couple kisses. A golden statue with a bare bust is seen in the treasure room. A woman wears a low cut dress in one scene.
Language: The script contains a handful of mild cursing and brief crude expressions.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A pair of drunken men begins badgering a woman.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Jack the Giant Slayer.
This fairytale was reimaged in a modern setting in Jack and the Bean Stalk: The Real Story. Another man visits a land of giants in Gulliver’s Travels. And a group of friends find their own world becoming larger that life when their father confesses: Honey, I Shrunk The Kids.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Jack the Giant Slayer
Release Date: 18 June 2013
Jack the Giant Slayer releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy or Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Deleted Scenes
- Gag Reel
-“Become a Giant Slayer” Interactive Experience