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: November 6th, 2015
Rated • Running Time: 1:20
The heiress and art patron is profiled in this plodding documentary, which details her acquisition of art and her romantic encounters with the artists. 96 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
2.
Release Date: January 1st, 2015
Rated • Running Time: 1:32
Mermaids hunting for flesh in Warsaw become strippers in a disco club, in this whacked-out horror musical from Poland. Subtitled; 92 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
3.
Release Date: April 1st, 2016
Rated • Running Time: 1:31
A reprehensible, and dull, documentary by anti-vaccine crusaders claiming a data cover-up by the CDC. 91 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
4.
Release Date: May 1st, 2017
Rated • Running Time: 1:32
Author and urban theorist Jane Jacobs, who put her ideas of inclusive city life into her activism, is profiled in this engrossing documentary. 92 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
5.
Release Date: March 3rd, 2017
Rated • Running Time: 1:45
Burning Sands take you on a raw, voyeuristic journey of fraternity pledging through the eyes of one favored pledgee, who is torn between honoring the coe of silence or standing up against the...
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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L
6.
Release Date: September 1st, 2017
Rated • Running Time: 1:38
A hologram (Jon Hamm) tells an old woman (Lois Smith) her own memories, in this thoughtful drama about what we remember and what we choose not to. 99 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
7.
Release Date: January 1st, 2017
Rated • Running Time: 1:39
This absorbing look at the life of jazz great John Coltrane is light on biographical detail, but makes up for it by supplying plenty of music. 99 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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L
8.
Release Date: January 1st, 2017
Rated • Running Time: 1:33
The New York Times' obituary writers are profiled in this lively documentary, a celebration of writing and of the lives they capture in 800 words. 93 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
Now Playing in Theaters
9.
Release Date: January 1st, 1999
Rated • Running Time: 1:41
Utah Valley University students comprise most of the cast and crew of this exuberant and well-staged modern-dress version of Shakespeare's tragic romance. 101 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
Out of Theaters
10.
Release Date: July 18th, 2008
Rated G • Running Time: 1:18
Pearl Fryar, a self-taught topiary artist who fought prejudice in his South Carolina neighborhood, is the subject of this inspirational documentary. 78 minutes.
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
11.
Release Date: December 16th, 2011
Rated G • Running Time: 1:27
The best of the franchise (which isn't saying much) has the rodents stranded on a desert island. 87 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
12.
Release Date: December 16th, 2011
Rated G
The third time is, indeed, the charm in “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked,” which isn’t nearly as stinky as the two previous outings of singing siblings Alvin, Simon and Theodore. This...
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
13.
Release Date: August 17th, 2007
Rated G • Running Time: 1:25
A heavy-handed global warming message undercuts the strong footage of polar bears and walruses in this documentary. 96 minutes. (S.P.M.)
Tribune Rating
2 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
14.
Release Date: November 30th, -0001
Rated G • Running Time: 1:24
Disney's 1991 classic, a tuneful account of the fairy tale, is back and as good as ever. 84 minutes (plus a 5-minute short, "Tangled Ever After").
Tribune Rating
4 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
15.
Release Date: June 9th, 2006
Rated G • Running Time: 1:57
The Pixar wizards take to the road with a sweet and smart story of a race car discovering life in the slow lane.
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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L
16.
Release Date: December 15th, 2006
Rated G • Running Time: 1:53
New technology and old-fashioned storytelling enrich this adaptation of the E.B. White classic about a pig and a spider (voiced by Julia Roberts). 97 minutes. (S.P.M.)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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17.
Release Date: November 4th, 2005
Rated G • Running Time: 1:21
It shouldn't take a knock in the head to get you to see this animated treat.
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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L
18.
Release Date: April 20th, 2012
Rated G • Running Time: 1:18
Captivating footage of chimpanzees (shot in Ivory Coast) can't quite overcome a dumbed-down Disneyfied narration by Tim Allen. 84 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
19.
Release Date: March 7th, 2008
Rated G • Running Time: 1:23
A rambunctious but only slightly funny Disney comedy about a dad (Martin Lawrence) who escorts his daughter (Raven-Symone) to a college interview. 83 minutes. (V.H.)
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
20.
Release Date: June 3rd, 2005
Rated G • Running Time: 1:23
A haphazard nature documentary that shows the struggles of undersea life.
Tribune Rating
2 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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