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Violence alert: Scary images of Dementors, Death Eaters and Lord Voldemort. Angry centaurs drag a character away. Professor Umbridge severely punishes Hogwarts students using a method that feels a lot like torture. A character is attacked by a large snake, with somewhat bloody results. The depiction of the battle at the Department of Mysteries is intense, and one key character is killed.
Social-behavior alert: Harry’s friends bravely agree to practice defensive spells to help him ward off Voldemort and his evil cohorts. Harry, his friends and the Order of the Phoenix members act in a courageous, selfless manner. The movie’s key lessons are that it’s your choices and the actions you take that define you and that friends, family and love make you more powerful than even the strongest evil.
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