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The Never Ending Story

A grief stricken boy is forced to face his fears when he becomes involved in the story line of a magical book, which contains some dramatic and thematic elements inappropriate for young children. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 92
Theater Release: 20 Jul 1984
Video Release: 04 Sep 2001
MPAA Rating: PG
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The Never Ending Story is rated PG:

Studio: 1984 Warner Bros.

Detailed Review

Grieving the death of his mother, unable to talk to his father, and taunted by his peers, young Bastian (Barrett Oliver) finds refuge from the storms of life in the… 
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Why Is The Never Ending Story Rated PG?

Overall: B-
A grief stricken boy is forced to face his fears when he becomes… 
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Bastian is being bullied by classmates who steal his money and force him into… 
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