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Strong language for a PG rating!,
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My kids ages 10 and 12 love movies by hayao Miyazaki, "howl's moving castle" etc. So I thought this might be a good fit for them. However, I am appalled by the use of curse words throughout the movie. Guess I was wrong in choosing this. So I just thought I should let others know incase they make the same mistake!
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Initial post: Nov 28, 2011 6:05:14 PM PST
PG movies allow some language, and there are even PG-13 movies that contain nudity. ( and I don't mean 'partial-nudity' where it just shows someones butt ) In my opinion at ages 10 - 12, they should know not to use the words being used in the movie.
Posted on Dec 2, 2011 4:18:48 AM PST
sarah smith says:
It's rated PG not G. If your ever watched a PG movie in your entire life you should be aware that there might be mild swearing. And your exaggerating a bit when you say "Strong language" because as I recall, there were only about 2 mild curse words in this movie. Don't rate a fantastic movie 2 stars because of your negligence.
Posted on Dec 20, 2011 9:32:59 PM PST
Jessica Ward says:
lol, trust me when I say Miyazaki-sensei films (all genius repsected) are NOT comparable animes to most...an honest mistake..and besides, I'm sure in the Japanese versions of Miyazaki-sensei's films that aren't "Disney-fied" there is PLENTY of profanity....lol!
Posted on Dec 30, 2011 7:09:30 PM PST
Bob Thompson says:
Those kids probably hear worse in school on a daily basis. It wasn't anything new to them.
Posted on Jan 29, 2012 3:01:05 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 9, 2013 9:58:41 AM PST
If you feel that way toward films ratings, make sure to read the box. Under PG it states "Action, Violence, some suggestive content, language, mild thematic material and incidental smoking" You might want to look at the Parent's Guide on IMBD that lists the different instances that you might find objectionable. On one more note, one of your children is going to be turning 13 soon, and will be able to see PG-13 movies. If they are not ready for this kind of material, they are in no way ready for PG-13 films.
Posted on Feb 1, 2012 9:05:00 PM PST
Parenting fail. There aren't even that many curse words in and and truthfully, I went to a good elementary school (in a good neighborhood and all that) we knew a glossary of curse words by around 8-10 years old. So unless you're homeschooled, it's nothing new to them really.
Posted on Feb 27, 2012 12:31:01 PM PST
>I'm giving a good movie a bad rating because of swearing, which I don't like because I am an over-protective mother
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Posted on Dec 9, 2014 6:10:17 PM PST
Amazon Customer says:
Can anyone tell me what kind of curse words are in this film? Trying to decide if my kids can watch this.
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