The Sword in the Stone ( 1963 )


Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn't quite work out that way.

learning 9/10

The movie emphasizes the value of education and learning to overcome challenges.

curiosity 8/10

Curiosity drives many of the characters' actions and learning experiences.

bravery 7/10

Characters often demonstrate bravery in challenging situations.

friendship 7/10

The importance of friendship is highlighted throughout the movie.

creativity 6/10

Innovative solutions and uses of magic are a prominent aspect of the story.

responsibility 6/10

Characters grow to understand and accept their responsibilities.

sorcery 5/10

The film includes significant magical elements and spells.

fear 4/10

Certain magical transformations and confrontations might be slightly frightening for younger children.

dark 3/10

Some scenes contain mild dark themes and characters.

violence 3/10

There are brief, non-graphic scuffles and confrontations.