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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs



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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

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.

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