Parent Guide: The Amazing Maurice

About The Amazing Maurice

The Amazing Maurice follows Maurice, a goofy streetwise cat, who has the perfect money-making scam. He finds a dumb-looking kid who plays a pipe and has his very own horde of rats, who are strangely literate.

This parent guide is designed to help you determine if this film is appropriate for your family.


Rated: PG

Understanding the MPAA Ratings

Parent Guide

Best for: Ages 8 and up


Mild cartoon violence

Some secondary characters are killed off screen

A few characters such as death and the rat king may be scary for younger audience members.


Some mild name calling

Mature Content

A male and female character kiss

A character drinks wine

A character smokes a pipe


The Amazing Maurice, based on the book by Terry Pratchett, is a the story of a tricky cat who teams up with a rat and human scam a town. They lie and manipulate the towns people into giving them money to provide protection from the nonexistent threat of rats. There are a few scenes that may be scary to younger audience like the rat king. It is implied that some secondary characters die off screen. The Amazing Maurice is fun filled and entertaining film that conveys a message of friendship and confidence.

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