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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Dir: Chuck Konzelman, Cary Solomon. Thriller/Drama. Based on the book 'A Nefarious Plot' by Steve Deace. When a convicted killer (Sean Patrick Flanery) claims to be possessed by a demon, a psychiatric evaluation is conducted to determine if he is mentally fit to be executed.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - no blood, some detail; infrequent portrayals of and references to self-harm and suicide - no blood, some detail
  • Portrayal of an execution by electric chair - detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The unexplained
  • Perspectives on faith
  • Good versus evil

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter

Classification date

May 10, 2023

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