The Three Musketeers

1993 PG 1h 45m DVD

The Three Musketeers

1993 PG 1h 45m DVD
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Athos, Porthos and Aramis band together to protect their king from the evil schemes of Cardinal Richelieu. An eager novice, D'Artagnan, joins forces with the legendary trio in hopes of following in his father's footsteps and becoming a Musketeer.
Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Chris O'Donnell, Oliver Platt, Tim Curry, Rebecca De Mornay, Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Wincott, Paul McGann, Julie Delpy
Stephen Herek
Widescreen 1.85:1
French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.1
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 10+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 10+
age 10+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that the violent content in this take on The Three Musketeers will be a factor for younger viewers -- good and bad guys die (mostly by the sword), and there's one suicide by jumping. And while much of the frequent sexual innuendo will go over kids' head, there's plenty of ogling, kissing, and cleavage/overflowing corsets for them to see. Teamwork and loyalty are strong themes, but characters also struggle with self-doubt/recrimination and have clearly made mistakes. Expect some drinking/carousing, but language doesn't get much stronger than "damn."

Sexual Content

The heroes have women falling all over them, most of whom are about to fall out of their costumes -- lots of heaving bosoms/cleavage/partially clad ladies. An evil cardinal threatens and tries to seduce women. Lots of kissing, talk of love, and wooing. A woman takes a bath and appears nude from the waist up (viewers see her bare back). A man tries to grope a woman who pulls a knife on him, placing it at his private area. Frequent innuendo.


Lots of sword- and fist-fighting. People are shown being killed, but blood is minimal. Scenes of torture; a man who begged for mercy is killed (viewers see the shadow of his stabbing). Cannon fire. A suicide is also shown when a woman jumps from a cliff (not shown hitting the water below).


Name calling and mild swear words like "damn."

Social Behavior

Teamwork, honor, duty, and loyalty are strong themes, even in the face of self-doubt/recrimination and regret. Bad behavior is punished (often violently).


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Drinking of wine and mead (sometimes to excess).

  • 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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