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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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MPAA Rating: G

An animated feature about the Greek demi-god and son of Zeus.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Sexual innuendo. Kissing.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A pillar falls and crushes a woman. Hercules fights some scary-looking monsters: he puts out the eye of the Cyclops (not actually shown), and with a many-headed snake he slices its head off from the inside (there's lots of goo). The fight scenes have punching, kicking, swordplay and people and monsters getting thrown around. Huge monsters use fire and ice to destroy the earth and Mt. Olympus, while Zeus responds by flinging lightning bolts. The Fates share an eyeball that keeps getting thrown around (with squishy noises). Ghosts float in the river of death. Hercules is bruised and battered after a monster beats him. Chases, falls, pratfalls, lots of fires, fireballs, and explosions.

PROFANITY 1 - A few insults. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Heroism, death and immortality, celebrity, Greek mythology.

MESSAGE - Even immortality is empty without the one you love. Being famous doesn't make you a hero; true heroism means having a generous heart.

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