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
Now Playing in Theaters
1.
Release Date: July 22nd, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:34
The mammoths and other prehistoric creatures face death from a meteor, in this tired fifth installment of the animated franchise. 94 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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2.
Release Date: July 22nd, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:34
The mammoths and other prehistoric creatures face death from a meteor, in this tired fifth installment of the animated franchise. 94 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
1.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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L
Out of Theaters
3.
Release Date: July 22nd, 2016
The Enterprise crew encounter a ruthless new enemy (Idris Elba) in this continuation of the science-fiction franchise. 120 minutes.
Tribune Rating
3 stars
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no rating
S
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L
4.
Release Date: July 8th, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:30
A neurotic dog (voiced by Louis C.K.) gets an unwanted new roommate (voiced by Eric Stonestreet) in this trite animated tale that recycles from other movies. 87 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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5.
Release Date: July 1st, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:57
A kind giant (played by Mark Rylance) takes an orphan (Ruby Barnhill) on a magic adventure in Steven Spielberg's luminous adaptation of the Roald Dahl fable. 117 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
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no rating
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6.
Release Date: June 17th, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:45
Pixar returns to the undersea world of "Finding Nemo" in this charming sequel, as forgetful Dory (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres) searches for her parents. 97 minutes, plus a short. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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7.
Release Date: June 3rd, 2016
Running Time: 1:48
Life at an ashram in southern India, where disciples listen to the teachings of their guru, is detailed in this thoughtful documentary. Subtitled; 109 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
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no rating
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8.
Release Date: May 27th, 2016
Running Time: 1:35
The makers of "The Third Man" warmed up with this tense tale of infidelity, seen through the eyes of a child.
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
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no rating
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9.
Release Date: May 27th, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:53
Alice (Mia Wasikowska) returns to Wonderland, battling Time (Sacha Baron Cohen) to save an ailing Hatter (Johnny Depp) in this confused, colorful sequel. 113 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
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no rating
S
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10.
Release Date: May 20th, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:37
A foul-tempered fowl (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) suspects visiting pigs of malicious intent in this ill-conceived animated movie based on the mobile game. 98 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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11.
Release Date: May 13th, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:32
Whit Stillman puts a perfect comic spin on Jane Austen's tale of a noblewoman (Kate Beckinsale) scheming to find a rich husband for her daughter. 92 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
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no rating
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12.
Release Date: May 13th, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:47
The early life of the Brazilian soccer star is chronicled in this by-the-numbers sports drama. 107 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2 stars
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no rating
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13.
Release Date: May 6th, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:25
Residents of a Welsh village pool their money to breed a race horse, in this delightful and well-told documentary. 86 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
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no rating
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14.
Release Date: May 6th, 2016
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 2:26
Cap (Chris Evans) argues with Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) battle over the Avengers' future, in this smart and energetic chapter in the Marvel universe. 148 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
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no rating
S
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15.
Release Date: April 29th, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:34
An energetic Lombax (voiced by James Arnold Taylor) and a rejected robot (voiced by David Kaye) team up in this wheezing animated tale based on the video game. 94 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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16.
Release Date: April 22nd, 2016
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 2:03
Chris Hemsworth returns as Snow White's protector, battling an ice queen (Emily Blunt) alongside a lady warrior (Jessica Chasten) in this confused prequel/sequel. 114 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2 stars
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no rating
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17.
Release Date: April 15th, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:45
This live-action remake, centering on the “man cub” Mowgli (Neel Sethi), is better than Disney’s ’67 animated version. 105 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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18.
Release Date: April 1st, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 2:01
A teacher (Melissa Joan Hart) is taken to court when she talks about Jesus in the classroom, in this faith-based drama. 121 minutes.
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no rating
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no rating
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19.
Release Date: April 1st, 2016
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:27
A beach-shack cook (Paul Haapaniemi) tries to save his business from an evil developer, with the help of his dog, in this shoddy slapstick comedy. 82 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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20.
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)
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no rating
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no rating
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