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: August 28th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 2:00
A family in crisis finds comfort from a wise woman (Karen Abercrombie) in this Christian-based drama. 120 minutes.
Tribune Rating
no rating
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no rating
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2.
Release Date: August 26th, 2015
Rated R • Running Time: 1:43
An American family (led by Owen Wilson and Lake Bell) find their lives in danger after a coup in an Asian country, in this uneven thriller. 103 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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L
3.
Release Date: August 14th, 2015
Rated R • Running Time: 1:30
Mountain climbers document their attempt to scale one of the toughest routes in the Himalayas, in this stunning documentary. 87 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
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no rating
S
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L
4.
Release Date: August 14th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:59
A teen (Paris Warner) reluctantly goes on a Mormon young women's summer camp trip, in this funny and warm-hearted comedy-drama. 113 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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5.
Release Date: August 7th, 2015
Rated R • Running Time: 1:42
A 15-year-old (Bel Powley) in 1976 San Francisco loses her virginity to her mom's boyfriend (Alexander Skarsgård) in this raw, powerful coming-of-age drama. 102 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
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no rating
S
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6.
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
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Out of Theaters
7.
Release Date: July 31st, 2015
Rated G • Running Time: 1:32
This fun, scattershot documentary looks at the history, popularity and global reach of LEGO bricks. 93 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
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8.
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
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9.
Release Date: July 17th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:45
A retired Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen) fights the ravages of age to recall his final case, in this charming drama. 104 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
no rating
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no rating
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10.
Release Date: July 17th, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:57
Paul Rudd stars in this exciting action movie, as a thief who is groomed by a scientist (Michael Douglas) to become Marvel's shrinking superhero. 117 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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11.
Release Date: July 10th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:31
The evolution of the little yellow assistants from "Despicable Me" lands them with a super villain (voiced by Sandra Bullock) in this scattershot animated comedy. 91 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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12.
Release Date: July 10th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:31
The evolution of the little yellow assistants from "Despicable Me" lands them with a super villain (voiced by Sandra Bullock) in this scattershot animated comedy. 91 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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13.
Release Date: July 1st, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 2:05
Arnold Schwarzenegger is back as the T-800, helping Sarah Conner (Emilia Clarke) fight the robot invasion in a calculated, heartless revisit to the franchise. 126 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2 stars
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no rating
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14.
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
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15.
Release Date: June 26th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:27
A 5-year-old cancer patient's wish to be the Caped Crusader comes true, with a lot of help in San Francisco, in this documentary. 87 minutes.
Tribune Rating
no rating
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no rating
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16.
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
no rating
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no rating
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17.
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
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18.
Release Date: June 12th, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 2:04
Bigger and badder dinosaurs chase Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and others in this beefy sequel to Steven Spielberg's 1993 action classic. 125 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
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19.
Release Date: May 29th, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:47
A rescue pilot (Dwayne Johnson) tries to save his family when quakes decimate Los Angeles and San Francisco in this entertainingly preposterous disaster epic. 114 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
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no rating
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20.
Release Date: May 22nd, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 2:10
A teen inventor (Britt Robertson) and a jaded genius (George Clooney) join forces to enter a wondrous futuristic city, in this often cool, often slow adventure. 130 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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