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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language


Dir: Steven Spielberg. Drama. A young man (Gabriel LaBelle) grows up in post WWII America, and witnesses the marriage of his parents (Michelle Williams, Paul Dano) while he develops an interest in film.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs, cursing, profanity, scatological slang, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence, some in the context of bullying or domestic violence - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun violence in the context of amateur filmmaking - little blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • The life of an artist
  • The love of film
  • Family dynamics

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language

Classification date

October 28, 2022

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