Dragonheart

 
 

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Unlike the MPAA we do not assign one inscrutable rating based on age, but 3 objective ratings for SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY on a scale of 0 to 10, from lowest to highest, depending on quantity and context.

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Sex & Nudity
Violence & Gore
Profanity
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Tells the story of an alliance between a medieval knight (Dennis Quaid) and a friendly dragon (voice of Sean Connery).

SEX/NUDITY 1 - One guy drops his pants momentarily, exposing underwear.

VIOLENCE/GORE 6 - There are several full-scale sword battles, and a few one-on-one sword fights. The violence is not explicitly graphic, but there are the expected stabbings, pummelings, etc. A man is beaten to death by a mob (some blood visible on his face). A man is impaled upon a sharp piece of wood. He suffers visibly, and the gaping chest wound is shown. A man is shot through the chest with an arrow. A man is towed through a forest by a flying dragon and smacks into several trees. He is also hit by the dragon's tail. The skeletal remains of a man's arm (with some flesh still remaining) is caught between the dragon's teeth. A man is stabbed in the shoulder. The dragon smacks into a shallow pool headfirst. A man is shot clean through with a large, harp projectile. A man is killed by a runaway weapons launcher. A woman kills a man with a battle-axe (though the impact happens just off-screen). Several men are knocked off horses by a large log swung from ropes. A man kills his own mother (off-screen).

PROFANITY 1 - Several insults. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Dragons, magic.

MESSAGE - Yes, Good does triumph over Evil. Heroic sacrifices are often needed for the common good. Don't make judgements based on prevailing wisdom.

Special Keywords: S1 - V6 - P1 - MPAAPG-13

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