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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter


Dir: Liesl Tommy. Drama/Biography. The life story of Aretha Franklin (Jennifer Hudson) leading up to her album, Amazing Grace.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang; frequent sue of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, some in a domestic violence context - no blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of child sexual assault - no nudity or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with trauma and loss
  • The life of the artist
  • The artistic temperament

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and mature subject matter

Classification date

July 28, 2021

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