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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language, Mature Subject Matter, Not Recommended For Young Children


Dir: Noah Baumbach. Comedy. Based on the book by Don DeLillo. Respected in his field of study, a college professor (Adam Driver) and his wife (Greta Gerwig) attempt to deal with their mutually shared fear of death.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang and profanity
  • Infrequent weapons and gun violence - some blood, little detail
  • Brief portrayal of nightmarish imagery - little detail
  • Infrequent references to sexual activity - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Consumerism
  • Facing mortality
  • Family dynamics

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter, violence, and coarse language

Classification date

November 23, 2022

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