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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children


Action/Comedy/Fantasy. Based on the film 'Ghostbusters' (1984). After a team of paranormal investigators in New York City (Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon) discover that ghosts are real, they start trying to catch them.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in comedic and fantasy contexts – no blood, some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of nightmarish images, transformations, and frightening content in a comedic context - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Confidence and belief
  • Friendship and belonging
  • The value of teamwork

Classification rationale

Rated PG for frightening scenes and violence in a genre context

Classification date

July 05, 2016

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