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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children


Cantonese-language Drama. Ip Man (Donnie Yen), a prominent martial artist in Hong Kong, protects a school from extortion by a foreigner (Mike Tyson) and his gang, when his wife (Lynn Hung) becomes ill.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, scatological slang, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence in a martial arts context, some involving children - no blood, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a historical context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Dedication
  • Tradition and respect
  • The history of martial arts

Classification rationale

Rated PG for frequent portrayals of violence and smoking

Classification date

January 19, 2016

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