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Not suitable under 7; parental guidance to 9 (crude humour, name calling, animated violence, themes)
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|Children under 7||Not suitable due to crude humour, name calling, violence and themes.|
|Children aged 7–9||Parental guidance recommended due to crude humour, name calling, violence and themes.|
|Children over the age of 9||Ok for this age group, though may lack interest for older children.|
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:||Around the World in 80 Days (2021)|
|Consumer advice lines:||Mild crude humour|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
Passepartout (voice of Corey Doran), a book-loving marmoset, dreams of setting off to explore the world, far from his well-intentioned but overprotective mother (voice of Shoshana Sperling). When a sticky-fingered, adventure-loving frog, named Phileas (voice of Rob Tinker), surfs into his life, Passepartout can’t believe his luck. When Phileas bets a group of gambling shrimp that he can beat the current record and travel around the world in only 80 days, Passepartout is determined to join him on this epic journey. Phileas, however, has other plans and tries every trick in the book to leave the marmoset behind but Passepartout will not be dissuaded and, despite his mother’s dismay, sets off on the adventure of a lifetime. The unlikely pair has company in the form of a corrupt Officer of the law who is determined to capture Phileas, framing him for a crime he didn’t commit, and at the same time return Passepartout to his devastated and very angry mother. In addition to trying to beat a record that is far more difficult than they first believed it to be, Phileas and Passepartout must evade their pursuer while braving some of the most forbidding and dangerous terrain imaginable. When it seems that all is lost, a chance encounter with a Frog Princess opens their eyes and helps them see things from a new perspective, one that may help their dreams come true after all.
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.
Separation from parents; Family dysfunction and breakdown; The thrill of chasing down someone or something; Bullying, gambling and unethical behaviours.
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.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes and scary visual images, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or 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.
There is some nudity and sexual activity in this movie, including:
There is some coarse language in this movie, including:
Around the World in 80 Days (2021) is an animated adventure, loosely based on Jules Verne’s classic tale of the same name. The film is a European production dubbed in English and, due to the animation, will largely appeal to younger audiences. However, some of the content, including crude humour, name calling, violence and unethical behaviours means that the film is largely inappropriate for its intended age group.
The main messages from this movie are to follow your dreams and to never give up, no matter how impossible or difficult the road may be.
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:
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