Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language


Comedy/Family. Believing they're too old to have their own children, a couple (Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne) become foster parents to three children (Gustavo Quiroz, Julianna Gamiz, Isabela Moner) from a troubled home.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual contest; frequent use of scatological slang: infrequent use of profanity, cursing, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent references to sexual activity - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals hand-to-hand and weapons violence - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context; infrequent references to drug use in an addiction context

Thematic elements

  • The families we make
  • Coping with change
  • Belonging and acceptance

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language

Classification date

October 22, 2018