• Drugs/Alcohol:  None.

  • Language/Profanity:  Just one use of "hell."

  • Sex/Nudity:  None.

  • Religion:  The Norse gods Odin and Thor are referenced.

  • Violence:  Younger children may be frightened by the scary images, including an enormous super-dragon that could be rather nightmare-inducing. There's also a few battle scenes—some are more slapstick in nature, others decidedly more perilous—including a sequence where fire-breathing dragons violently destroy a village.

Christa Banister is a full-time freelancer writer, specializing in music, movies and books-related reviews and interviews and is the author of two novels, Around the World in 80 Dates and Blessed Are the Meddlers. Based in St. Paul, Minn., she also weighs in on various aspects of pop culture on her personal blog

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