Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Substance Abuse, Coarse Language


Biography/Music. The lives of singer Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) and the other members of the band Queen (Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello) from their beginnings to their performance at Live Aid in 1985.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use, smoking, and illegal substances in a recreational context; infrequent portrayals of prescription drug abuse

Thematic elements

  • The life of the artist
  • Identity and belonging
  • The families we make

Classification rationale

Rated PG for substance abuse and coarse language

Classification date

October 10, 2018