Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Drama. After leaving her abusive husband, a mother (Zoe Kazan) and her two sons (Jack Fulton, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong) find themselves homeless in New York City.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons violence – some blood and detail; infrequent portrayals of medical emergencies, some involving children – little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Forgiveness
  • Life in the margins
  • The families we make

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some violence and mature subject matter

Classification date

November 12, 2019