Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Mandarin-language Comedy/Drama. When his father's health fails, a struggling drugstore owner (Xu Zheng) begins smuggling low-cost leukemia medication into Shanghai from India.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of illness and suffering in a medical context - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The families we make
  • Corporate greed
  • Cycles of poverty

Classification rationale

Rated PG for violence, tobacco and alcohol use, and mature subject matter

Classification date

September 06, 2019