Ghost In The Shell
(Parental Guidance) Violence, Frightening Scenes
Synopsis:
Science Fiction/Action. Based on the comic by Shirow Masamune. A cyber-enhanced human (Scarlett Johansson) is created to be a perfect soldier fighting dangerous criminals.

Content Elements:
Infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions
Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a science fiction context - no blood, little detail
Infrequent portrayals of suicide – little detail
Infrequent portrayals of frightening scenes and nightmarish imagery in a genre context - little detail
Brief buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
Infrequent portrayals of tobacco use in a recreational context


Thematic Elements:
The acquiescence of memory and experience
Transhumanism
Identity and consciousness


Classification Rationale:
Rated PG for genre violence

Classification Date:
03/21/2017