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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Dir: Rosalind Ross. Biography/Drama/Comedy. Raised in a turbulent household by atheist parents (Mel Gibson, Jacki Weaver), a boxer (Mark Wahlberg) past his prime makes a sudden decision to become a Catholic priest.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and developmental slurs
  • Infrequent hand-to-hand violence, most in a sporting context - little blood and detail; infrequent portrayals of injury in an accident context - some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Redemption
  • Faith and dedication
  • The bonds of family

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter

Classification date

November 15, 2022

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