Ready Player One

Information and ratings for Ready Player One

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

Synopsis

Science Fiction. Based on the novel by Ernest Cline. Inside a popular virtual reality world, a young man (Tye Sheridan) and his friends (Olivia Cooke, Lena Waithe) compete in a contest to control the whole virtual world.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, most in a video game context - little blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of frightening scenes and transformations in a video game context - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Overcoming adversity
  • Real and virtual communities
  • Teamwork

Classification rationale

Rated PG for frequent portrayals of violence in a video game context

Classification date

March 09, 2018