U stands for 'Universal', meaning the film, video or DVD is suitable for anyone. Examples include Happy Feet 2 and Arthur Christmas and Puss in Boots.
PG stands for 'Parental Guidance', which means that some parts of the film might not be ideal for younger children. Parents ought to think carefully before letting them watch. An examples of a PG films is The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret
of the Unicorn.
12 is now only ever seen on videos and DVDs. As with the 12A, it tells parents that the content is best suited for those aged 12 and above. Examples, both of which were certified 12A for cinema, includeIron Man 2 and Avatar.
12A is only for films released at the cinema. It tells parents that the film is best suited for those aged 12 and above. Parents can take along under 12s if they choose, so long as they go with them! Examples include Twilight - Breaking Dawn - Part 1 and Real
15 means that the film, video or DVD is really only suitable for those aged 15 or above. Only people aged 15 or older are allowed to view a 15 rated film at the cinema or buy or rent a 15 rated DVD, video or game.
18 means that the film, video or DVD is only suitable for adults (people aged eighteen or over). Only adults are allowed to view an 18 rated film at the cinema or rent or buy an 18 rated video, DVD or game.
Young Helena loves the arrogant young Bertram, and manages to secure his hand in marriage when she saves the ailing king's life. However, Bertram is not so impressed and gives her an impossible set of tasks to complete if she wants him to return home.
A mysterious little green engine called Luke hides at the Blue Mountain quarry because he feels he has done a terrible thing when he knocked an engine into the sea. So Thomas determines to find out the whole story, and restore Luke's reputation.
A childless couple in a small town are at the end of their tether, and bury a box in their garden containing all of their wishes for the kind of child they would love to have. In the night, a storm comes and a very special boy named Timothy magically turns up in their lives.
Miami, 1946. Alicia Huberman, whose German father has just been sentenced to 20 years for treason against the US, is persuaded by intelligence agent Devlin to spy on her Nazi friends in Rio. They fly there with his boss Prescott, and become close.
Contains mild rude humour and brief scary moments.
It's the summer holidays and Greg fancies classmate Holly, but worries he won't see her during the break. However, his friend Rowley has a family membership to the Country Club where she hangs out, so Greg starts going there every day, telling his father he has a job.
Manny the mammoth, Sid the sloth and Diego the sabre-toothed tiger return for a new adventure when their continent is set adrift. They have many adventures as they face dangerous pirates and discover a new world.
Ted Wiggins, an idealistic 12-year-old boy, lives in Thneed-Ville, a walled city that is completely artificial. When he sets out to find a real tree, his grandmother suggests he speaks to the Once-ler who lives in the outside world, now a contaminated and empty wasteland.