Parents Guide

To assist parents and children in choosing age-appropriate movies, The Salt Lake Tribune presents this parent's movie guide of the sexual content, violence and profane language in current movies. Each category is rated on a scale from 1-to-5, with 1 being the mildest and 5 the most adult-oriented.
S = Sexual content
(including nudity)
V = Violence
(including Chuck Norris's fists)
L = Language
(including crude dialog and drug reference)
Rating = Motion Picture Association of America rating
1.
Release Date: July 24th, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:38
A concentration-camp survivor (Nina Hoss), her face altered by surgery, seeks out her husband (Ronald Zehrfeld) in this tense psychological drama. Subtitled; 98 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
2.
Release Date: July 3rd, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:46
A rabble-rouser (Barry Ward) returns home to 1932 Ireland, and reopens the dance hall that riled up authorities before, in this moving drama. 109 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
3.
Release Date: September 4th, 2015
Rated R • Running Time: 2:08
Alex Gibney looks at the Apple founder's shady business practices, and the public's devotion to Apple's products, in this mishmash of a documentary. 129 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
4.
Release Date: August 28th, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:38
After a nuclear apocalypse, a farm woman (Margot Robbie) meets the last surviving men (Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chris Pine) in this low-key thriller. 95 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
Now Playing in Theaters
5.
Release Date: August 5th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:25
A plucky sheep goes to save his amnesiac farmer from The Big City, in this vibrant and funny animated adventure from Britain's Aardman Studios. 85 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
Out of Theaters
6.
Release Date: July 31st, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 2:11
Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) tracks an anti-IMF bent on global chaos, in this exciting fifth installment of the spy franchise. 131 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
7.
Max
Release Date: June 26th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:51
A Marine dog sees his handler killed, and comes to Texas to be tended by the Marine's brother (Josh Wiggins), in this thickly paced melodrama. 111 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
8.
Release Date: June 19th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:42
Disney/Pixar's latest is a funny, smart, colorful and deep story of an 11-year-old girl in transition, as seen by the emotions inside her mind. 94 minutes, plus a 7-minute short. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
4 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
9.
Release Date: March 27th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:36
A klutzy E.T. (voiced by Jim Parsons) and a human girl (voiced by Rihanna) join forces during an alien invasion in this funny animated tale. 94 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
10.
Release Date: March 13th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:52
Disney's live-action remake of its 1950 animated classic is a charmingly realized visual spectacle, with Cate Blanchett quite striking as the stepmother. 112 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
11.
Release Date: March 13th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:24
Seymour Bernstein, a concert pianist who gave up fame to become a teacher, talks about life and music in Ethan Hawke's thoughtful documentary. 81 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
12.
Release Date: March 6th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 2:02
A return visit to the British retirees finding a second life in Jaipur, India, is delightful for the cast, led by Maggie Smith, Judi Dench and Bill Nighy. 122 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
13.
Release Date: March 6th, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:36
An eye-opening documentary that dissects how corporate interests use misdirection and deception to obscure issues like climate change. 96 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
14.
Release Date: February 13th, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:34
Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan sing their hearts out in this achingly tender musical drama, which follows the ups and downs of a relationship. 94 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
15.
Release Date: February 13th, 2015
Rated R • Running Time: 2:05
You want to know this: “Fifty Shades of Grey” offers plenty of sex scenes without a whiff of sexiness, acres of female nudity without any threat of unplowed emotion. This is the kind of movie...
Tribune Rating
1.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
16.
Release Date: December 25th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 2:04
Stephen Sondheim's musical of fractured fairy tales gets a lush movie treatment, with a strong cast led by Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep and Anna Kendrick. 124 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
17.
Release Date: December 19th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:33
A luminous animated tale, a modern take on Irish folklore, about a girl who discovers she's a selkie - a seal turned human. 93 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
18.
Release Date: October 24th, 2014
Rated G
Filmmaker Judy Irving looks at the California brown pelican, both in the wild and captivity, in an interesting but overlong documentary. 80 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
19.
Release Date: October 3rd, 2014
Rated R • Running Time: 1:15
A married man (Mathieu Amalric, who directed) has an affair, and finds himself in trouble with the law, in this claustrophobic erotic thriller. Subtitled; 76 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
20.
Release Date: September 19th, 2014
Running Time: 1:29
This documentary takes an uncomforably close look at Mark Landis, who has donated his forged artworks to many museums. 89 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
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