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Pocahontas | 1995 | G | - 1.3.0

Disney's somewhat-true story of the romance between Native American Pocahontas and British settler John Smith (voice by Mel Gibson).

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A few kisses, some hugs, hand-holding, face touching.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - Two men are shot, one to death. A fight between Native Americans and settlers results in gunfire and explosions. Two men fight with knives, clubs and fists. A man is tied to a post and threatened with death. A storm at sea results in a person going overboard.


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LANGUAGE 0 - None.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Race relations, war, sacrifice, our relationship with nature and animals, settling a new country.

MESSAGE - We cannot own nature; listen to your heart; war and fighting are wrong; we can learn from people different from us.

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