Man Who Invented Christmas, The

Information and ratings for Man Who Invented Christmas, The

PG(Parental Guidance)


Biography. Based on the novel by Les Standiford. After his last few books sold poorly, English writer Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) is inspired to write a story about Christmas.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of mild cursing in a historical context
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a bullying context- no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of mildly frightening scenes
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context - no detail

Thematic elements

  • Inspiration and creativity
  • Literary history
  • The artistic temperament

Classification rationale

Rated PG for infrequent portrayals of violence and mildly frightening scenes

Classification date

November 02, 2017