ChildCare Action Project:
Christian Analysis of American Culture (CAP)

Entertainment Media Analysis Report

Willow (9188)
CAP Score: 85
CAP ID: 0.27

Thomas A. Carder
CAP President

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Willow CAP Thermometers

The heaviest loss in Willow  was in Wanton Violence/Crime (W) due to violence, including frequent occurence of visual evidence of weapons penetrating human bodies, a threat to cook a human, animal aggression (e.g., eating humans), and threats to kill/harm. Impunity/Hate (I) lost surprisingly few points.(1) Sex/Homosexuality (S) lost a number of points due to transvestism, partial nudity, and tease of nudity. Offense to God (O)(2) lost a significant portion of its starting 100 points due to sorcery, witchcraft, praising bones, and grotesque distortion and transformation of humans by unholy powers. Drugs/Alcohol (D) and Murder/Suicide (M)(3) lost surprisingly few points.

In accordance with the comparative baseline data, Willow was equivalent to PG-13-rated material in Wanton Violence/Crime. It was equivalent to PG material in Offense to God. All other Investigation Areas earned scores equivalent to G-rated material. Thus, Willow was equivalent to the comparative baseline data corresponding to 17% PG-13 material, 17% PG material, and 66% G-rated material.

Please remember we believe that if even one of the six Investigation Area scores for a movie is equivalent to the CAP comparative baseline databse scoring range for R, PG-13, or PG material, the entire movie should be regarded as so rated.  For example, if only Wanton Violence/Crime earns a score equivalent to R but all other Investigation Areas earn a score equivalent to G, THERE IS R-RATED MATERIAL IN THE MOVIE AND YOUR KIDS WILL SEE IT AND HEAR IT IF THEY WATCH THE MOVIE!

Below is the table showing the scoring in each of the Investigation Areas plus the Final Score drawn from the actual CAP Report. In addition, the number of examples per hour of unacceptable material in each of the Investigation Areas is provided.

Willow CAP Scorecard

(1) As noted in CAP Special Report-0001, "Investigation Area and Scoring Trend" Impunity/Hate was the strongest presence in all four movie classifications. I pray you will find time to read Special Report-0001. It has a strong revelation about the entertainment media.

(2) The use of the three/four letter word vocabulary is incorporated into the Impunity/Hate Investigation Area. The use of God's name in vain with and without the three/four letter word vocabulary is incorporated into the Offense to God Investigation Area.

(3) If observed, attempts to commit murder or suicide are incorporated into the Wanton Violence/Crime CAP Investigation Area. Successful murder or suicide is incorporated into the Murder/Suicide CAP Investigation Area.

Additional reviews of this movie may be located at "Movie Review Query Engine at Telerama."

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