Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Science-fiction/Drama. Years after his father (Tommy Lee Jones) left on a mission to find alien life, an astronaut (Brad Pitt) is sent to Mars to determine the source of strong power surges that threaten the existence of the universe.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, some involving animals - some blood and detail

Thematic elements

  • Parent/child bonds
  • Uncovering the truth
  • Loneliness and isolation

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and violence

Classification date

September 11, 2019