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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language, Violence


Dir: Reinaldo Marcus Green. Biography/Drama. An account of the childhood training of tennis stars Venus (Saniyya Sidney) and Serena Williams (Demi Singleton), and the important role their father (Will Smith) played in their coaching and careers.

Content elements

  • A single instance of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs, cursing, profanity, and scatological slang
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in the context of urban life - little blood or detail; infrequent depictions of weapons violence in a new footage context - no blood, some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Dedication to a purpose
  • The importance of family
  • Sport and well-being

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and violence

Classification date

November 03, 2021

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