Lassie

 
 

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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

A city family moves to the country, where the legendary collie helps them find happiness.

SEX/NUDITY 0 - An adolescent romance results in a kiss on the cheek.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A man is shown dead after a road accident, although there is no blood. A scary scene where a boy is trapped in a cave with a wolf: Lassie and the wolf fight viciously, and there is some blood. There are a few fist fights, resulting in scratches and bruises. Guns are drawn, and a gun is trained on Lassie. Two boys get caught in water rapids and head toward a waterfall. A sheep is shown mutilated with flies buzzing around it.

PROFANITY 2 - Some mild name calling, several insults and a few scatological terms. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Loss of a parent, greed.

MESSAGE - Pulling together as a family and trying hard can yield security, comfort and happiness.

Special Keywords: S0 - V3 - P2 - MPAAPG

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