- Movie Reviews
- App Reviews
- Take Action
Not suitable under 10; parental guidance to 13 (Adult concepts, Violence)
This topic contains:
|Children under 10||Not suitable due to adult concepts and animated violence.|
|Children aged 10–13||Parental guidance recommended due to adult concepts and animated violence.|
|Children over the age of 13||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:||Queen's Corgi, The|
|Consumer advice lines:||Mild themes and animated violence|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
The Queen of England (voice of Julie Walters) receives a corgi puppy as a present from Prince Phillip (Tom Courtenay) that she names Rex (Jack Whitehall). Rex soon becomes her favourite, much to the annoyance of the older dogs, Nelson (Anthony Skordi), Margaret (Lin Gallagher) and, particularly, Charlie (Matt Lucas). Rex is quickly elevated to top dog but falls from favour when, at a state dinner for the visiting US president, he bites Donald Trump (Jon Culshaw) in the ‘unmentionable place’.
Charlie sees this as his opportunity and suggests to Rex that they run away to live in the Pope’s palace. Rex is unsure about leaving his palatial lifestyle, but Charlie persuades him. Charlie, however, has other plans and pushes Rex off a bridge into freezing water. Fortunately, Rex is saved but he ends up in a dog pound. There he meets Wanda (Sheridan Smith) who he instantly falls in love with but Wanda belongs to Tyson (Ray Winstone), a large Pitbull. Tyson runs a fight club which Rex gets initiated into. Rex eventually manages to escape with the help of Wanda and the other dogs, but still has a long way to get back to Buckingham Palace.
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.
Adult themes; bullying; predatory sexual behaviour; treachery and betrayal.
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 quite a lot of 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.
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 further concern.
The following products are displayed or used in this movie:
There are quite a lot of sexual references in this movie, including:
There is some use of substances in this movie, including:
There is some coarse language in this movie, including:
The Queen’s Corgi is an animated comedy based on real people. Parents should be aware that the movie contains adult concepts, disturbing scenes and gender stereotypes which make it unsuitable for children under 10. Older children might find it entertaining but parental guidance is recommended to 13.
The main message from this movie is that you can achieve more together than alone.
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.