James and the Giant Peach

1996 PG 1h 19m Blu-ray / DVD

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James and the Giant Peach

1996 PG 1h 19m Blu-ray / DVD
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When young orphan James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he soon finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands. But that's not half as odd as the oversize talking insects he finds living inside the peach.
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Widescreen 1.85:1
Subtitles
None
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Screen
Widescreen 1.66:1
Subtitles
French, Spanish (Neutral)
CC
No
Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1
Rating
PG - Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give parental guidance. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
age 7+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 7+
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Paul Terry
  • Richard Dreyfuss
  • Jane Leeves
  • Joanna Lumley
  • Miriam Margolyes
  • Pete Postlethwaite
  • David Thewlis
  • Simon Callow
  • Steven Culp
  • J. Stephen Coyle
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age 7+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that in this adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic story, young James both loses his parents and is forced to live as a servant to abusive relatives. James risks his life in a trip across the ocean, and there's one particularly scary encounter with a toothy shark. The movie may inspire kids to build little hot air balloons with candles, as James does, and it may encourage bug-phobic kids to become even more enamored of their insect friends. It offers positive messages about friendship, acceptance, and facing your fears and has a strong role model in James, who's courageous in the face of difficulty.

Sexual Content

Flirtation between the Centipede and the Spider.

Violence

Scary situations in which James' parents die; James' aunts threaten to beat him. Some frightening characters -- including a many-toothed shark. Many perilous scenes in which key characters are almost killed.

Language

Not applicable

Social Behavior

Positive themes/messages include friendship, facing your fears, and finding people who love you for you.

Consumerism

Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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