Not recommended under 8, PG to 12 due to violence and disturbing scenes
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|Children under 8||Not recommended due to violence and disturbing scenes|
|Children 8-11||Parental guidance recommended due to violence and disturbing scenes|
|Children 12 and over||OK for this age group|
This section contains details about the movie, including its classification by the Australian Government Classification Board and the associated consumer advice lines.
|Name of movie:||Adventure Time with Finn and Jake|
|Consumer advice lines:||Mild animated violence and gore, crude humour and coarse language|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake centres on the surreal adventures of a 14-year-old human boy named Finn (Jeremy Shada) and his wisecracking dog Jake (John Di Maggio). The film is comprised of five episodes of the hit animated television series, following the two best friends as they explore the post-apocalyptic land of Ooo. Whether it’s surviving the hellish dimension of the Nightosphere, or gathering friends to try and conquer an Ice King, the Finn and Jake try their best to have fun and ultimately save the day.
Children and adolescents may react adversely at different ages to themes of crime, suicide, drug and alcohol dependence, death, serious illness, family breakdown, death or separation from a parent, animal distress or cruelty to animals, children as victims, natural disasters and racism. Occasionally reviews may also signal themes that some parents may simply wish to know about.
Friendship, forgiveness, independence, determination, freedom, the importance of truth.
Research shows that children are at risk of learning that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution when violence is glamourised, performed by an attractive hero, successful, has few real life consequences, is set in a comic context and / or is mostly perpetrated by male characters with female victims, or by one race against another.
Repeated exposure to violent content can reinforce the message that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution. Repeated exposure also increases the risks that children will become desensitised to the use of violence in real life or develop an exaggerated view about the prevalence and likelihood of violence in their own world.
There is some violence in this movie including:
Children under five are most likely to be frightened by scary visual images, such as monsters, physical transformations.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children under the age of five, including the following:
Children aged five to eight will also be frightened by scary visual images and will also be disturbed by depictions of the death of a parent, a child abandoned or separated from parents, children or animals being hurt or threatened and / or natural disasters.
There are some scenes in this movie that could disturb children aged five to eight, including the following:
Children aged eight to thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic threats and dangers, violence or threat of violence and / or stories in which children are hurt or threatened.
In addition to the above mentioned violent scenes, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children aged eight to thirteen, including the following:
Children over the age of thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic physical harm or threats, molestation or sexual assault and / or threats from aliens or the occult.
Nothing of concern
None of concern
There are a few sexual references in this movie, including:
None of concern
None of concern
There is some coarse language in this movie, including:
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake is a fun, action-packed story about friendship, having fun and doing the right thing. Although Finn and Jake often take the wrong path in their quests to investigate new places and help the people they care about, they ultimately have honourable intentions. As a result, it provides audiences with an escapist avenue for exploring new, dystopic worlds through the eyes of a young boy and his pet dog. Parents of younger viewers should note that the film contains animated violence and gore. It is therefore not recommended for under 8s and some older children may need help with some scenes.
Values in this movie that parents may wish to reinforce with their children include:
This movie could also give parents the opportunity to discuss with their children attitudes and behaviours, and their real-life consequences, such as:
Content is age appropriate for children this age
Some content may not be appropriate for children this age. Parental guidance recommended
Content is not age appropriate for children this age