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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Dir: Clint Eastwood. Drama/Western. Based on the novel by N. Richard Nash. A retired Texas cowboy (Clint Eastwood) is hired to rescue his former boss' (Dwight Yoakum) son from Mexico and bring him home.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent references to child sexual assault
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Perspectives on masculinity
  • Unlikely friendships
  • Family dynamics

Classification rationale

Rated PG for alcohol use and coarse language

Classification date

September 07, 2021

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