Sex: Olivia Wilde plays James Hunt’s girlfriend, so guess.
Drugs: It was the ’70s, so yes.
Parents’ advisory: If they’re old enough to be into cars and the opposite sex, they might enjoy this period piece. Suitable for 13-and-up.
This guide, compiled by Orlando Sentinel film critic Roger Moore, is published here every Friday. It should be used with the MPAA rating system for selecting movies suitable for children. Films rated G, PG or PG-13 are included, along with R-rated films that may have entertainment or educational value for older children with parental guidance.
Sandra Bullock, left, and George Clooney star in the thriller “Gravity,” which is too thrilling for young children.
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