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The New World

This serious cinematic production attempts to tell the story of Pocahontas (Q'Orianka Kilcher) and the Virginia Company's arrival in The New World. Colin Ferrell plays the man the Indian princess risks her life for, while Christian Bale takes on the role of the man she eventually marries. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Theater Release: 24 Dec 2005
Video Release: 11 May 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The New World is rated PG-13: for some intense battle sequences.

Studio: 2005 New Line Home Video

Detailed Review

If you had children during the 1990s, chances are they--and you--are far more familiar with the Disneyized Pocahontas than the historical truth. However, if you are… 
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Why Is The New World Rated PG-13?

Attempting to present this era in more serious light, this live-action re-telling of the Pocahontas… 
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After seeing this film, you may want to compare it to the few available historical… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Disney produced two movies about this Indian princess, Pocahontas and Pocahontas II: Journey… 
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