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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Dir: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon. Animation/Comedy. Based on characters by Charles Addams. Wednesday (voice of Chloƫ Grace Moretz) feels disconnected from her family, so her parents (voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron) take the family on a vacation.

Content elements

  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence in an animated, slapstick context - some detail, little blood
  • Frequent portrayals of transformations in an animated context - some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions in a comic context - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • The bonds of family
  • Finding one's self
  • The journey and the destination

Classification rationale

Rated PG for slapstick violence and transformations

Classification date

September 15, 2021

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