Information and ratings for Sully

PG(Parental Guidance)


Biography/Drama. Based on the book 'Highest Duty: My Search For What Really Matters' by Chesley Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow. An account of the landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River by Captain Chesley Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), and the subsequent crash investigation.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of mild peril involving airplane accidents - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Theory versus practice
  • Defining moments
  • Perspectives on heroism

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and portrayals of mild peril

Classification date

August 22, 2016