IMDb > Chronicle (2012) > Parents Guide
Chronicle
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Parents Guide for
Chronicle (2012) More at IMDbPro »

The content of this page was created directly by users and has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
Visit our Parents Guide Help to learn more

Sex & Nudity

4/10

Two teenage boys joke about their friend losing his virginity upstairs at a party, they go upstairs and see the girl come out of the room with puke on her. We find out they never actually had sex since he threw up on her.

Two teenage boys very briefly discuss the last time they had sex.

Violence & Gore

7/10

A teenage boy is bullied in the hallways of his high school. He is grabbed in a headlock by one boy and punched repeatedly.

A teenage boy uses his powers to rip apart a spider.

A teenage boy uses his powers to pull out another boy's tooth. He is later seen holding three bloody teeth.

A spear from a statue is impaled through a teenage boy.

A man hits his teenage son around the head.

A teenage boy uses his powers to drive a car off the road and into a ravine.

A teenage boy is attacked by his father; he uses his power to throw him up against a wall, and then across the room.

A teenage boy uses his powers to throw four men around the street. We then see two of them lying face down with a small amount of blood, presumably dead.

A teenage boy robs a convenience store, using his powers to smash the cashier against a wall. A short time later the cashier grabs a gun, going to shoot the boy.

A teenage boy is struck by thunder.

After being in an explosion, a teenage boy is seen with bandages on. Over time some of the bandages come lose and fall off and we can see his bloody burned skin underneath.

A teenage boy is shot by a police officer.

A teenage boy drops His Father from the sky, but was saved by another teenage boy

Many buildings are heavily damaged, and cars are thrown around or picked up.

A teenage boy uses his powers to break and smash all windows from buildings surrounding him.

Near the end, many police officers and SWAT soldiers are thrown around as two teenage boys fight using their powers.

Guns also also seen in the hands of SWAT officers.

Profanity

5/10

One use of the middle finger.

One use of 'prick' , pussy (as weak), and one 'dick' reference.

A lot of uses of sh*t

6/10

A teenage boy says to his father, "You're drunk."

A teen boy tells another teen boy to "have a beer" at a party and he replies "I don't drink."

A man sitting on a chair is shown holding a bottle of beer and the table next to him holds two empty bottles of beer.

One scene is at a party; teenagers can be seen holding and drinking alcohol, but there is no strong use of alcohol and nobody seems to be overusing it.

7/10

A teenager has an abusive father and an increasingly sick mother, which is quite sad and could be distressing for some viewers.

The violence in this movie is very realistic.

The main character is bullied in one or two scenes.

Much of the film is intense and it gets dark at times.

The ending is a bit depressing

Total: 25/50

Page last updated by astrosaurs, 2 months ago
Top 5 Contributors: garynbuckley1-790-474406, bossangelo-angelo3, Mzbb, nbrimmerbeller, aresta_kill

MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for intense action and violence, thematic material, some language, sexual content and teen drinking
Certification:
Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Austria:14 / Brazil:14 / Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Ontario) / Canada:PG (Manitoba) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Denmark:15 / France:U / Germany:12 / Hong Kong:IIB / India:U/A / Ireland:12A / Japan:PG12 / Malaysia:PG-13 / Netherlands:12 / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Philippines:PG-13 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 / Spain:16 / Sweden:15 / Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud) / UK:12A (cinema release) / UK:15 (video release) / USA:PG-13 (certificate #47334)

Related Links

Plot summary Plot synopsis User reviews
Plot keywords FAQ Ratings
Awards External reviews Official site
Main details