- Movie Reviews
- App Reviews
- Top Tips
- Take Action
Parental guidance to 3 (mild themes and scenes). May lack interest over 7.
This topic contains:
|Children under 3||Parental guidance recommended due to mild themes and some scenes.|
|Children aged 3-5||Best suited for this age group.|
|Children aged 5–7||Ok for this age group.|
|Children over the age of 7||Ok for this age group but may lack interest.|
This section contains details about the movie, including its classification by the Australian Government Classification Board and the associated consumer advice lines. Other classification advice (OC) is provided where the Australian film classification is not available.
|Name of movie:||Paw Patrol: Jet to the Rescue|
|Consumer advice lines:||Very mild themes|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
When Ryder and the pups are invited to Barkingburg Castle for the Princess’ birthday they are excited to meet her and give her a surprise gift but all eyes are on the precious Gem of Barkingburg that had been bequeathed to the Princess earlier in the evening. The Duke of Flappington, who claims to be a distant cousin, is welcomed to the party but he soon shows his true intentions by conspiring with the selfish pup Sweetie to steal the gem for himself. Trying to thwart the theft, Ryder and most of the pups find themselves prisoners in a remote storage chamber deep within the Castle. Skye and two others manage to avoid being captured but are locked outside and unable to contact Ryder. Meanwhile, the Duke is using the gem to create a magic sceptre of sorts to make his own kingdom in the clouds. It is up to Skye, Ryder and the rest of the pups to save the Princess and all of Barkingburg before it is too late.
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.
Selfishness and greed; Facing your fears; Good versus evil.
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.
The following products are displayed or used in this movie:
Paw Patrol: Jet to the Rescue is an animated adventure aimed a preschool audience. The plot and dialogue are predictable and repetitive but the young viewers at which it is aimed will enjoy the characters and their quest to help everyone they encounter.
The main messages from this movie are to always show kindness to others and to always believe in yourself.
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:
Tip: Leave out the first A, An or The
Selecting an age will provide a list of movies with content suitable for this age group. Children may also enjoy movies selected via a lower age.
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
Children and Media Australia (CMA) is a registered business name of the Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM).
CMA provides reviews, research and advocacy to help children thrive in a digital world.
ACCM is national, not-for-profit and reliant on community support. You can help.
ABN: 16 005 214 531