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: October 10th, 2014
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:32
The backstory of Prince Vlad (Luke Evans), who takes on vampire powers to save his kingdom, makes for a murky thriller overloaded with visual effects. 92 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2 stars
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no rating
S
V
L
Out of Theaters
2.
Release Date: April 18th, 2014
Rated G • Running Time: 1:18
Disney's newest nature documenary, following a mama bear and two cubs in the Alaskan wilderness, mixes great footage with dumbed-down narration. 77 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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3.
Release Date: August 3rd, 2012
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:34
Neurotic middle-schooler Greg (Zachary Gordon) is still trying to lie his way out of embarrassment in this shrill third installment. 94 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
1.5 stars
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no rating
S
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4.
Release Date: August 3rd, 2012
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:40
Director Lauren Greenfield presents a fascinating verité portrait of the Siegels, whose super-fortune is threatened by the economic crisis. 101 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
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no rating
S
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5.
Release Date: October 17th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:35
A love triangle plays out on Mexico's Day of the Dead in this colorful, fast-paced and fun computer-animated tale 95 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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6.
Release Date: October 10th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:20
An 11-year-old (Ed Oxenbould) and his family suffer humorous calamities, in this fun, silly movie. 81 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
no rating
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2 stars
S
V
L
7.
Release Date: October 10th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:18
This film, backed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, profiles six LDS members in a slick sales-pitch of a documentary. 78 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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8.
Release Date: September 26th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:40
Underground dwellers of a cheese-mad village are hunted down by an evil exterminator (voiced by Ben Kingsley) in this charmingly baroque animated adventure. 97 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
S
V
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9.
Release Date: September 12th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:47
The pleasant continuing adventures of Winter, the dolphin with a prosthetic tale, and the teens (Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff) caring for her. 107 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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10.
Release Date: August 8th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:31
A documentary chronicling director James Cameron's diving expeditions in the deepest part of the Pacific. 90 minutes.
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no rating
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no rating
S
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11.
Release Date: July 18th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:24
Disney's spinoff to "Cars" continues, with racer Dusty (voice of Dane Cook) training to fight wildfires. Great visuals, but a weak story and characters. 83 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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12.
Release Date: July 4th, 2014
Rated G • Running Time: 1:30
The Beatles have fun, make music, and take some subtle barbs at their own fame in this 1964 classic. 87 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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13.
Release Date: June 13th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:45
Viking Hiccup (voice of Jay Baruchel) and his dragon Toothless return, finding danger and hope on the fringes of Berk, in this lush animated tale. 102 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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14.
Release Date: May 30th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:37
Angelina Jolie is delicious as Disney's infamous villain, in a gorgeous fairy tale that finds sympathy for the baddie. Elle Fanning co-stars as Princess Aurora. 97 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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15.
Release Date: May 10th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 2:04
Jon Hamm is engaging in this fact-based underdog story, as a sports agent who travels to India hoping to turn cricket players into baseball prospects. 124 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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16.
Release Date: May 9th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:38
Three mothers (Sarah Drew, Patricia Heaton, Andrea Logan White) leave the kids with their husbands, and get into misadventures, in this comedy. 98 minutes.
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no rating
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no rating
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17.
Release Date: April 16th, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:40
A Nebraska pastor (Greg Kinnear) finds his faith shaken when his 4-year-old son, after surgery, claims to have met Jesus, in this thoughtful drama. 99 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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18.
Release Date: April 4th, 2014
Rated G • Running Time: 0:40
Sumptuous cinematography captures several species of lemurs, in this documentary about efforts to help the animals survive environmental devastation. 39 minutes. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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19.
Release Date: March 21st, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:52
The furry gang tour Europe, and face a criminal who's a dead ringer for Kermit, in a wacky comedy that adults may like more than kids. 108 minutes, plus a short. (SPM)
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no rating
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no rating
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20.
Release Date: March 21st, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:53
A Christian college student (Shane Harper) debates his atheist professor (Kevin Sorbo) on the existence of God, in this faith-based drama. 113 minutes.
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