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'Saving Mr. Banks': 3 points for parents

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 2 2015 8:48 a.m. MDT

Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) in Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) in "Saving Mr. Banks." (FranÇois Duhamel, Disney)

Information for parents about the film "Saving Mr. Banks."

Alcohol/drugs: The main character's father cannot control his drinking. Short scenes in a hotel bar. Other characters are seen drinking. One character quickly puts out a cigarette so he won't be seen smoking.

Images: The main character's mother attempts suicide in a nearby creek. Her father falls from a stage injuring himself, and later he is seen dead in bed after coughing up a large amount of blood.

Language: Infrequent use of minor swear words.

Shawn O'Neill is the Family Man Movie Reviewer. You can see his reviews at familymanmovieblog.blogspot.com/.

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