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: August 17th, 2012
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:30
U.S. paratroopers deal with death, and their faith, in this handsomely mounted World War II drama. Filmed in Utah. 95 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
2.
Release Date: August 8th, 2012
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:28
Extreme stunts - including flying boats and flipping cars - fill this jaw-dropping documentary, filmed largely in Utah. 85 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
3.
Release Date: October 17th, 2014
Rated R • Running Time: 2:14
The members of a Sherman tank crew (led by Brad Pitt) survive the horrors of World War II and develop camaraderie in combat in this intense drama. 134 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
Now Playing in Theaters
4.
Release Date: July 2nd, 2014
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:29
Pre-teen pals (Teo Halm, Brian "Astro" Bradley, Reese Hartwig) help a tiny alien who's away from home in this derivative found-footage adventure. 91 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
Out of Theaters
5.
Release Date: August 10th, 2012
Rated R • Running Time: 1:37
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis play political rivals in a comedy that starts out raunchy and ends up toothless. 85 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
2.5 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
6.
Release Date: August 10th, 2012
Rated PG • Running Time: 1:27
The musician and songwriter goes solo, playing new songs and some classics in this moving concert film directed by Jonathan Demme. 87 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
7.
Release Date: October 24th, 2014
High-school friends try to reach spirits of the dead in this dumb and cliche-ridden horror movie based on the board game. 89 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
1 star
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
8.
Release Date: October 10th, 2014
Rated PG-13 • Running Time: 1:43
Bill Murray's beautifully detailed performance enlivens this comedy-drama, about a misanthrope who befriends a lonely kid (Jaeden Lieberher). 102 minutes. (SPM)
Tribune Rating
3 stars
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
9.
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
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
10.
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)
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
11.
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
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
12.
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
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
13.
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)
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
14.
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
Avg User Rating
2 stars
S
V
L
15.
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)
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
16.
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)
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
17.
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)
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
18.
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.
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
19.
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)
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
20.
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)
Tribune Rating
no rating
Avg User Rating
no rating
S
V
L
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