Information for parents deciding which movies are best for kids ages 2 to 18:
“The Transporter Refueled”
Why it’s rated PG-13: Constant chases and fight scenes, many characters injured and killed, some disturbing images including graphic wounds, brief strong language, sexual references and situations including prostitution, drinking, smoking.
Minimum age: High school.
Family discussion: Why are Frank’s rules so important? How are Frank and his father different?
If you like this, try: The first “Transporter” movie.
“A Walk in the Woods”
Why it’s rated R: Very strong and crude language, sexual references, discussions of mortality.
Minimum age: Mature teens.
Family discussion: How would you describe the friendship between Katz and Bryson? What adventure do you want to take, and who would you take with you?
If you like this, try: The book by Bill Bryson and other walking movies, like “Wild” and “Tracks,” and more great books about treks, like “A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush.”
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