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The Hunchback of Notre Dame | 1996 | G | - 2.3.1

An animated tale of disfigured Quasimodo (voiced by Tom Hulce) and the gypsy he loves (Esmeralda, voiced by Demi Moore).

SEX/NUDITY 2 - Sexual innuendo, Esmeralda belly-dances in a fantasy sequence and does a pole dance in reality.

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VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A cottage is torched, people escape the flaming cathedral, Quasi's mother is murdered. Quasi is taunted in the public square and fruits and vegetables are thrown at him. A couple of battles. Esmeralda is saved from burning at the stake, Quasi and another character are saved from the noose, a character is injured in battle.

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LANGUAGE 1 - A song is titled "Hellfire" and this word is heard in the song.

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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Infatuation, outcasts, abuse of power.
MESSAGE - Society should accept everyone. It's what's on the inside that matters.
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