PG(Parental Guidance)


Musical/Biography. In late 1800s New York, P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) develops a circus show featuring a unique group of performers.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence – no blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Alienation and belonging
  • Acceptance and solidarity
  • The history of American entertainment

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some coarse language and violence

Classification date

December 11, 2017