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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter


Drama. Based upon the book by John Green. A young cancer patient’s (Shailene Woodley) life is forever changed when she meets a fellow patient (Ansel Elgort) at a support group meeting and they begin a romantic relationship.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Implied sexual activity – little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use

Thematic elements

  • Finding meaning in life
  • Love and mortality
  • Living with cancer

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and mature subject matter

Classification date

May 06, 2014

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