Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Drama. A woman (Gena Rowlands) struggles to manage her mental health with the demands of being a wife and mother.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence in a domestic context - little blood, no detail
  • Brief portrayal of a sexual assault - no nudity or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Family dynamics
  • Mental illness and motherhood
  • Control versus chaos

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter

Classification date

July 19, 2019