Do you remember Maleficent? She was the horrible witch that put a curse on Sleeping Beauty. Now the much-maligned sorceress gets to tell her side of the fairytale. In this live-action film Angelina Jolie plays the evil enchantress and Elle Fanning the narcoleptic princess.
Why Is Maleficent Rated PG?
Maleficent is rated PG for sequences of fantasy action and violence, including frightening images.
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A fantastical female character unwittingly drinks a potion that a male character has placed in a beverage and while she is unconscious he mutilates her body (by cutting off her wings)—the act is non-sexual with no explicit detail seen. A female character is subjected to being touched by material that causes her skin to burn. A female character is confined against her will. Various characters hit and slap other characters. Evil spells are cast on characters. A character pricks her finger—blood is briefly seen. Characters attack one another with swords, fireballs and chains. A character is choked. A man dies after falling from a rooftop.
Male and female characters kiss.
Characters refer to each other in derogatory terms using words like “stupid.”
A potion is hidden in a drink by a male character and given to a female character.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of Maleficent...Home Video Notes: Maleficent
Release Date: 4 November 2014
Maleficent releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following supplements:
- Aurora: Becoming A Beauty (Elle Fanning reveals her lifelong love of Disney’s original animated classic.)
- From Fairy Tale to Feature Film - Reimagining Maleficent for a new generation
- Building An Epic Battle –Creating the clash between Maleficent and King Henry’s Forces
- Classic Couture - Examine Maleficent’s spellbinding head wraps and jewelry.
- Maleficent Revealed - Explore the layers of extraordinary special effects.
- Deleted Scenes