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War Horse

Albert (Jeremy Irvine) has a deep bond with his horse Joey. So when the animal is sold to the British Cavalry, the boy also enlists in the World War I effort, in the hopes of saving his equestrian friend. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 147
Theater Release: 25 Dec 2011
Video Release: 03 Apr 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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War Horse is rated PG-13: for intense sequences of war violence.

Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis
Studio: 2011 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Website: Official site for War Horse.

Detailed Review

War is never a pretty thing and though sanitized in many ways, Director Steven Spielberg’s movie brings a more balanced but sobering look at World War I to the… 
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Why Is War Horse Rated PG-13?

Violence: A goose chases people. A horse kicks a man and knocks him… 
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Talk It Over

What compels Ted to up his bid against his landlord at the horse auction?… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

The relationship between humans and horses is also explored in the films Black Beauty,… 
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