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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children


Drama/War. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Unites States finds themselves at war with Japan and the US Navy (Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Nick Jonas) must protect America’s borders.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions and ethno-cultural slurs; infrequent portrayals of scatological slang
  • Frequent portrayals of gun and weapons violence in a war context – some blood and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in recreational and historical contexts

Thematic elements

  • Heroism, bravery, and sacrifice
  • Duty and commitment
  • Survival

Classification rationale

Rated PG for war violence and coarse language

Classification date

October 22, 2019