The Indian in the Cupboard

 
 

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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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Violence & Gore
Profanity
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MPAA Rating: PG

A boy puts a plastic Indian in his new toy cupboard and when he opens the door the next day, the Indian is alive, although minuscule.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - An MTV video with bikini-clad women frolicking across the television screen is briefly seen.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A man pokes a boy's thumb with his knife. A man is attacked by a bird and this results in some blood on his leg. A man is accidentally shot (with a bow and arrow), there is blood on his chest and he almost dies. A television show depicts Native Americans screaming as they are being shot. A boy is mugged and this results in a scraped elbow with some blood. A man is attacked by a rat. A battle between two men with gunfire and arrows. A shoving match between two boys. A man dies from shock.

PROFANITY 1 - A couple of mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Native American culture, death, friendship, magic.

MESSAGE - You shouldn't use people; just because someone is different from you doesn't mean you should treat them as inferior; you should always act ethically and responsibly.

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