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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Coarse Language


Dir: Nicole Holofcener. Comedy. A novelist (Julia Louis Dreyfuss) is thrown off course when she overhears her husband (Tobias Menzies) critiquing her newest book.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references - little details
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and cannabis use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Communication
  • Complex relationships
  • Creativity and honesty

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language

Classification date

May 12, 2023

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