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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language


Drama/Action. A daring fighter pilot (Tom Cruise) is sent to the U.S. Navy’s ‘Top Gun’ flight school, where he is challenged by other pilots in the air and by a civilian instructor (Kelly McGillis) on the ground.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and mild sexual references
  • Portrayal of sexual activity – no nudity, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use – some detail

Thematic elements

  • The thrill of danger
  • The value of self-knowledge
  • Overcoming setbacks

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and some sexual content

Classification date

February 05, 2013

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