The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian [2008] [PG] - 1.6.1

 
 

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The Pevensie children (Anna Popplewell, Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes and William Moseley) return to Narnia after a year in London, but when they arrive they realize that centuries have passed in the magic kingdom. They also come to understand how much has changed and that the people of Narnia are about to face another battle against a cruel and brutal ruler from a neighboring kingdom. Also with Peter Dinklage, Ben Barnes, Alicia Borrachero, Vincent Grass, Shane Rangi, Warwick Davis, Sergio Castellitto and Predrag Bjelac. Directed by Andrew Adamson. [2:20]

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A teenage girl and a young man kiss and hug. A young man looks at a teenage girl with interest in a few scenes.
 The male centaurs are shown bare-chested. A teenage girl wears a low-cut dress that reveals a bit of cleavage when she's lying down.

VIOLENCE/GORE 6 - A battle scene shows many attackers charging the gates of a castle, breaking through the gates and attacking the inhabitants using swords and arrows (we see a lot of slashing and stabbing but no blood); men are trapped inside castle ground and are shot with arrows (we see them clambering to get out, we hear the whiz of the arrows and see the pile of dead bodies later).
 A battle scene shows huge catapults propelling boulders at the opposing army, troops on horseback charge a stronghold, the ground breaks out from under them (we see horses and men falling into the resulting hole), arrows are shot into the air and many troops are struck; many more troops march into the fight, a stone structure crumbles when it is struck by boulders, a teenage girl falls from a ledge, she is caught by a man and dropped, but lands on a ledge and she's OK.
 A teenage boy fights a man using a sword and a flashlight and the man falls over the wall of the tower. A man and a teenage boy fight with swords: the man is slashed in the leg (there's a bit of blood), the boy is slashed at repeatedly and his arm is dislocated at the shoulder (we hear a crunch), the man drops his sword, uses his shield to fight, and is run through in the chest, falls to his knees but is not killed.
 A gate begins to close, a minotaur stops it from closing completely, the minotaur is shot with arrows repeatedly, it collapses and is pinned under the gate. A bear chases a girl, she falls on the ground, the bear rears up to attack her, and it is shot with an arrow and dies.
 Several armed guards fire crossbows toward a young man, a man and a badger, and the badger is struck in the leg (we see a bit of blood). Several guards in a thick forest are taken down by something under the brush, we hear slashing and see the men fall (no blood). Several armed guards fire crossbows into the bed of a young man but there's nobody there.
 A young man on horseback is chased into a dark forest by many guards also on horseback, they rush through a river where some of the guards fall off of their horses and into the water, the young man crashes into a tree limb, falls to the ground and is pulled by the foot briefly.
 A vulture-like creature cuts a young man's hand (we see the knife dragging across his hand and we see blood).
 A teenage girl shoots three men off their horses, another knocks her to the ground, and a young man dispatches the remaining guards with a sword. A teenage girl shoots a boat with an arrow, the men on board throw a bound and gagged man overboard (he sinks to the bottom), one of the men on the boat is shot with an arrow, and a teenage boy dives into the water and retrieves the sinking man.
 A woman encased in ice is stabbed through the back and abdomen, and the ice crumbles and leaves her dead. A man stabs another man with an arrow and he falls to the ground dead. A creature is shot with an arrow while hanging from the ledge of a tower, and then it is pushed over the side (we hear it bray and crash to the ground below). A man is knocked through a window and falls to the ground below. A woman shoots a young man in the arm with an arrow, and he moans (we see a bit of blood).
 A huge wave rises over men trying to cross a bridge, the wave (now in the shape of a man) lifts the bridge in the air and a man on a horse on the bridge falls into the water man's mouth and disappears. A man holding a spear over a young man is grabbed by a tree root and slammed into a wall, other trees stomp on and wrap up other men, and one tree pushes its roots out through the ground to destroy a catapult.
 A teenage boy and a man fight with swords: the boy is punched in the face, knocks the sword out of the man's hand, and holds his own sword over his head (no one is harmed). A young man and a man fight, one has a sword and one has a poker and no one is harmed. A teenage boy and a young man fight with swords, and one hits the other in the face (we see blood on his lip). Several guards fire crossbows at a teenage boy who runs and slams a door (we see the arrow points poke through the door). A young man holds a sword to a man's throat (we see a trickle of blood on his neck), a woman holds a crossbow on the young man and three others hold weapons on the woman.
 A teenage boy is carried in the talons of a griffin-like creature and placed on the roof of a tower, and the boy slides down while the griffin snatches the guard and takes him away. Many people are flown over a castle by griffin-like creatures, one man slashes a guard, another shoots a guard with an arrow (he screams and falls over the tower wall), and a man is slashed with a sword and another man is struck in the head (no blood).
 A mouse with a sword knocks a young man to the ground and holds a sword to his face while standing on his chest. A mouse with a sword slashes a man and he falls to the floor. A vulture-like creature performs an incantation, stabs a staff into the ground and a wall of ice grows out of the floor. We hear deep growling coming from the shadows of a dark cavern, and we then see a ratty looking wolf and a vulture-like creature walking toward a young man in a threatening manner. A lion tackles a man throwing off his horse and onto the ground and the man runs away. A lion roars and a man flinches in fear.
 A teenage boy is punched in the face and kicked by several other teenage boys, and then shoved to the floor and his head is hung over the ledge of a subway platform (no train is coming).
 A man with a sword approaches a young man who's on the ground and punches him in the face. A man strikes another man hard in the face and he falls to the floor. A man punches another man hard in the face and we see blood on his lip.
 Guards forcibly take a man away and we see him later locked in a cell. We see a man slung over a horse and covered with a blanket, and we then see him bound and gagged and with a bit of blood on his head.
 A subway station begins to crumble around four children who stand holding hands, and they then find themselves in a cave on a beach. A boy falls backward off a tower, and we then see him flying away on a griffin-like creature.
 Many creatures approach a young man and circle him acting in a threatening manner. A cloaked figure walks through dark hallways in a castle, wakes a young man and takes him through a dark passage. Four children find trunks that contain weapons and armor. A girl stands on a rock ledge and falls through to another ledge (she's OK). Four children approach and look over a sheer drop over water.
 A man suggests strenuously that another man should kill three other men (it is implied that he does so but we do not see the act). A man speaks angrily about Narnians and their "extinction" and that they have been "breeding like cockroaches." A man threatens to cut down a forest.
 We see a woman screaming and sweating during childbirth, the infant is delivered and we see him with a bit of goo on his head.
 A girl walks through a thick forest alone, the wind blows leaves into female forms and we hear them giggling; trees move to clear a path for her to walk through and the girl approaches and hugs a lion.
 We see a wounded mouse on a stretcher, it is given a serum and it recovers although it is missing its tail (which grows back). We see a cat that has been bound and gagged by fighting mice.

PROFANITY 1 - Name-calling (old women, dumb animal, savage), angry exclamations (shut up). [profanity glossary]

SUBSTANCE USE - A girl carries a serum in a vial and when someone or something is injured, she drops a few drops in their mouths and they are revived.

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Fairy tales, superstition, corruption, power, magic, minotaurs, centaurs, witches, peace, hope, honor, glory, humility.

MESSAGE - Nothing can happen the same way twice. Learn from the life you are living and know who your friends are.

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