Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Drama. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Four sisters (Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen) come of age in 1860s New England.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of mild hand-to-hand violence, peril to main characters, and injury – little blood, no detail; in frequent portrayals of serious illness—little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in recreational and historical contexts

Thematic elements

  • Gender, responsibility, and independence
  • Sibling bonds
  • Finding one's place in the world

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some violence and substance use

Classification date

November 07, 2019