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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language, Substance Abuse

Synopsis

Dir: Baz Luhrmann. Drama/Biography/Music. An exploration of the relationship between Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) and his manager Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Brief portrayal of hand-to-hand violence - no blood or detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco, alcohol, and prescription drug use, some in an addiction context

Thematic elements

  • The artistic temperament
  • Power and control
  • Legacy and fame

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and substance use

Classification date

June 07, 2022

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