Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

 
 

PLEASE HELP!

Although our site is very popular, the current economic climate has reduced our revenues just when we need extra security to prevent attacks from hackers who don't like what we do. If you think what we do is worthwhile, please donate or become a member.



ASSIGNED NUMBERS

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.

 [more »]


Sex & Nudity
Violence & Gore
Profanity
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: G

The classic fairy tale, as told by Disney in 1937.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - No nudity, of course. Snow does distribute some very tender kisses on the dwarfs' heads, and there is The Big Kiss from the Prince which restores Snow's life.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - The face which appears in the magic mirror is sort of scary, and so is the wicked Queen -- especially when she turns into an old hag, and when she directs the huntsman to kill Snow and "bring her heart back in a box." When Snow runs into the woods, all sorts of things come to life and threaten her: tree branches turn into bony hands and logs into crocodiles. Later, Snow is almost killed when the dwarfs think she's a monster. Then there is some Three Stooges-type slapstick between the dwarfs, but nobody gets hurt. When the dwarfs chase the witch off a cliff, we never actually see her fall; yet two vultures swoop down after her, as and indication that she's dead. The fact that Snow is placed in a glass coffin, may strike some as a little ghoulish.

PROFANITY 1 - Just some very tame name-calling. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Jealousy, child abuse, black magic. Grumpy's attitude toward women is sexist by contemporary standards.

MESSAGE - Love conquers all. Beware of strangers.

Special Keywords: S1 - V3 - P1 - MPAAG

Our Ratings Explained

Tell Friends About Our Site

Become a Member


A CAVEAT: We've gone through several editorial changes since we started covering films in 1992 and some of our early standards were not as stringent as they are now. We therefore need to revisit many older reviews, especially those written prior to 1998 or so; please keep this in mind if you're consulting a review from that period. While we plan to revisit and correct older reviews our resources are limited and it is a slow, time-consuming process.




INAPPROPRIATE ADS? We have little control over ads since we belong to ad agencies that serve ads automatically; a standing order should prevent provocative ads, but inappropriate ads do sneak in.
What you can do



HOW TO SUPPORT KIDS-IN-MIND

1. 

Become a member: You can subscribe for as little as a couple of dollars a month and gain access to our premium site, which contains no ads whatsoever. Think about it: You'll be helping support our site and guarantee that we will continue to publish, and you will be able to browse without any commercial interruptions.

2. 

Tell all your friends: Please recommend kids-in-mind.com to your friends and acquaintances; you'll be helping them by letting them know how useful our site is, while helping us by increasing our readership. Since we do not advertise, the best and most reliable way to spread the word is by word-of-mouth.

3. 

Alert local & national media: Let major media know why you trust our ratings. Call or e-mail a local newspaper, radio station or TV channel and encourage them to do a story about our site. Since we do not have a PR firm working for us, you can be our media ambassadors.




Copyright © 1992- Critics. All rights reserved. "Kids-In-Mind™" and "Movie Ratings That Actually Work™" are Service Marks of Critics. For legal queries please see our Terms of Use; for comments or questions see our contact page.