Family/Comedy. After travelling to London from Peru to locate the explorer that promised him a place to live, a young bear (Ben Whishaw) creates havoc and chaos to the lives of the family (Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins) that grants him a temporary home.

Content elements

  • Infrequent portrayals of hand to hand and weapons violence in a slapstick context – little detail
  • Brief portrayals of mild, crude humor
  • Brief portrayal of alcohol use in a comedic context

Thematic elements

  • Adventure versus security
  • The importance of family
  • Celebrating difference

Classification rationale

Rated G for material that is unlikely to disturb most viewers

Classification date

December 15, 2014