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


Dir: Paul Greengrass. Drama/Adventure. Based on the novel by Paulette Jiles. After finding a stranded young girl (Helena Zengel) who cannot speak English, a Civil War veteran (Tom Hanks) agrees to deliver her to the family she has never met.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun and hand-to-hand violence - little blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of injury and death involving animals - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Identity and belonging
  • Bonds of friendship

Classification rationale

Rated PG for violence and mature subject matter

Classification date

December 08, 2020

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