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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Violence, Frightening Scenes


Russian-language Science Fiction. Sequel to 'Attraction' (2017). Three years after an alien (Rinal Mukhametov) died after befriending a Russian woman (Irina Starshenbaum), he returns to her life but they are both being hunted by an artificial intelligence.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence - little blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of transformation and frightening scenes in a science fiction context - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Trust and digital media
  • The importance of friendship
  • Appearance versus reality

Classification rationale

Rated PG for violence and frightening scenes in a science fiction context

Classification date

February 05, 2020