The Little Mermaid

 
 

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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: G

Ariel, a mermaid, falls in love with a prince and wants to exchange her tail with legs so she can join him in the world of humans.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A kiss. The mermaid's midriff is exposed.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A shark snaps and chomps as it chases Ariel and her fish-friend Flounder. There are a few frightening scenes with the sea witch: she grows to monstrous size and towers over Ariel and the Prince threatening them. She also zaps a merman and shrinks him to a withering glob. A storm throws a ship onto rocks. A scary scene with a ship on fire; a dog is trapped and then a man is caught onboard when the ship blows up. A cook chases a crab trying to kill him.

PROFANITY 1 - A couple of fishy insults. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Love, being different.

MESSAGE - As a parent you must trust your children to know what they want.

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