Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Documentary. An in-depth look at the life's work and legacy of investigative journalist Mike Wallace.

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 depictions of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence in historical and news footage contexts - little blood, no detail
  • Infrequent references to and descriptions of mental illness, suicide, war, violence, child abuse, sexual assault, death, and murder - little detail
  • Frequent depictions of tobacco use in recreational and historical contexts

Thematic elements

  • Freedom of the press and social responsibility
  • Investigative journalism and the news media
  • The search for truth

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter, smoking, and coarse language

Classification date

August 20, 2019