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.
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
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no rating
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2.
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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Out of Theaters
3.
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
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no rating
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4.
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
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no rating
S
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5.
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
S
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6.
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)
Tribune Rating
no rating
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no rating
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7.
Release Date: May 22nd, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:43
A sickly girl moves to the coast and encounters another girl who may or may not be real, in this gorgeously animated tale from Japan's Studio Ghibli. Dubbed or subtitled; 103 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
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no rating
S
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8.
Release Date: May 15th, 2015
Rated R • Running Time: 1:56
A lawyer (Guillaume Canet) takes revenge on a casino owner (Catherine Deneuve) by bedding her daughter (Adele Haenel) in this unfocused thriller. Subtitled; 116 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2 stars
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no rating
S
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9.
Release Date: May 15th, 2015
Rated R • Running Time: 2:00
Director George Miller brings back The Road Warrior (Tom Hardy), in a post-apocalyptic thrill ride that is breathtaking in its intensity and beauty. 120 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
4 stars
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no rating
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10.
Release Date: May 15th, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:55
The Barden Bellas are back, fighting to save the choral group and find their sound, in this funny and heartwarming musical. 115 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
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no rating
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11.
Release Date: May 8th, 2015
Rated PG
Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray's legendary series, chronicling the life of a Bengali boy from birth to adulthood, returns in a restored print. Subtltied; 125, 109 and 104 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
4 stars
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no rating
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12.
Release Date: April 24th, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:46
A boy employs faith to end World War II to bring his father home in this clumsy tale. 106 minutes. (SDP)
Tribune Rating
no rating
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no rating
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13.
Release Date: April 17th, 2015
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:34
Kevin James returns as the mall security guard, finding adventure on a Vegas vacation with his teen daughter (Raini Rodriguez). 94 minutes.
Tribune Rating
no rating
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no rating
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14.
Release Date: April 17th, 2015
Rated G • Running Time: 1:21
DisneyNature's latest documentary is a well-shot depiction at life in a macaque colony in Sri Lanka, with charming narration by Tina Fey. 81 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
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no rating
S
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15.
Release Date: April 3rd, 2015
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 2:17
The latest installment in the car-happy action franchise is sillier than usual, overstuffed with subplots and wrapped in sentiment for the late Paul Walker. 137 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2 stars
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no rating
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16.
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
no rating
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no rating
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17.
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
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18.
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
no rating
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no rating
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19.
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
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20.
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
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no rating
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