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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Violence, Nudity


Dir: Stanley Kubrick. Historical Drama. Based on the novel 'The Luck of Barry Lyndon' by William Makepeace Thackeray. In the late 1700s, a young Irishman (Ryan O'Neal) has a variety of adventures as he rises in the world by taking advantage of various opportunities, and then having his opportunities unravel.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing and profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence, some in the context of war - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context
  • Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Seeking one's fortune
  • Perspectives on family relationships
  • Wealth and power

Classification rationale

Rated PG for violence and nudity

Classification date

August 25, 2022

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