Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll's remarkable children's tale comes to life in an exciting live-action feature. After Alice (Tina Majorino) follows a talking white rabbit into a strange world where everything isn't as it seems, she befriends a strange array of characters brought to life by Jim Henson's creature shop. The all-star cast includes Robbie Coltrane, Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Lloyd, Pete Postlethwaite, Miranda Richardson and Martin Short.
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- Nick Willing
PGParental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this adaptation of Alice in Wonderland contains elements of absurdity and the surreal that could make it potentially frightening for younger viewers. With its casual references to beheading, some nonsensical scenes such as a baby turning into a pig, Alice shrinking and expanding, and an overall otherworldly logic, it risks being more confusing than fun.
- Sexual Content
- Not applicable
- The violence in Alice in Wonderland is minimal, but there is enough surreal absurdity and casual references to beheading to warrant a warning for young kids. In a few scenes, Alice grabs a large bird by the neck. In another, a hedgehog is used for a ball in croquet. When Alice is small, she often faces peril, as when she's chased by larger animals, such as a dog.
- Not applicable
- Social Behavior
- Alice in Wonderland espouses the value of curiosity, problem-solving, and courage in the face of fear.
- Alice in Wonderland is a well-established story associated with any number of characters, books, games, and other themed items marketed to children for decades, but this movie in particular has no specifically associated merchandise.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Alice drinks unknown liquids which make her shrink and expand. She eats mushrooms to return to a normal size. In one scene with the Mad Hatter, wine is offered to Alice, only to be rescinded due to her age.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it