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The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep


Dec 24, 2007

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Apr 07, 2008

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Emily Watson
Alex Etel
Ben Chaplin
David Morrissey
Brian Cox.


2007 Columbia Pictures

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When Angus MacMorrow (Alex Etel) finds an unusual, egg-shaped rock along the shore of the loch, he thinks the discovery can be his little secret. But big trouble emerges after a mysterious, rapidly growing creature hatches out of Angus's treasure.

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Why Is The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Rated PG?

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep is rated PG for some action/peril, mild language and brief smoking.

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With German troops moving across Europe, there is plenty of war talk. Soldiers descend on a country estate and take up residence with their guns and artillery. Their presence causes some distress among the local inhabitants. Later the soldiers fire on innocent victims. A young boy faces moments of peril on several occasions, including near drowning. A large sea monster also attacks others. Characters are seen smoking and drinking on numerous occasions. A man and woman share a kiss. Profanities, some terms of Deity and repeated uses of “bloody” are contained in the script.

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Set in 1942 Mississippi, My Dog Skip is the story of another lonely child whose confidence grows when he gets a puppy for his birthday. Alex Etel also plays a youngster who suddenly comes into money when a large bag of bills falls on his playhouse in the movie Millions. Other films about mysterious creatures befriended by boys include Eragon and Mee-Shee the Water Giant.

Dick King-Smith, who penned the book upon which this film is based, authored the novel that inspired the movie Babe as well.

Canadian Movie Ratings

MB Not Rated Frightening Scenes.
ON PG Not recommended for Young Children
PG Frightening Scenes. Not Recommended for Young Children.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep...

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep releases as a 2-Disc Special Edition DVD (widescreen and full frame) or in Blu-ray (widescreen). Both versions offer deleted scenes and the following featurettes: Creating Crusoe, Myths and Legends, Setting the Scene, The Characters, The Story and Water Work: Creating the Water Horse. Audio tracks are available in English, French Spanish, Portuguese and Thai, with subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Korean, Thai and Mandarin.

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