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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Frightening Scenes


Dir: Jason Reitman. Comedy/Horror. Based on the 1984 film "Ghostbusters" by Ivan Reitman. Following the death of her reclusive father, a woman (Carrie Coon) and her children (Finn Wolfhard, McKenna Grace) move into his rural home, where they experience paranormal events similar to those he experienced in the '80s.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - no blood, little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of monsters, transformations, and frightening scenes in a horror context

Thematic elements

  • The importance of family
  • Legacies
  • Teamwork

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and frightening scenes

Classification date

November 03, 2021

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