Solo: A Star Wars Story parents guide

Solo: A Star Wars Story Parent Guide

Han Solo - who are you, really?

Release date May 25, 2018

Han Solo want to be a pilot-- the best in the galaxy! But his humble beginnings, tendency to dishonesty, headstrong attitude, and expulsion from the Flight Academy are a little problematic for making his big dream come true.

Why is Solo: A Star Wars Story rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Solo: A Star Wars Story PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action/violence.

Run Time: 135 minutes

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Solo: A Star Wars Story
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Solo: A Star Wars Story rated PG-13? Solo: A Star Wars Story is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of sci-fi action/violence.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Several scenes of violence depicting weapons, physical assault and injury.
- Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a science fiction context, with little blood or detail.
- Infrequent portrayals of frightening monsters.
- Scenes containing some grotesque images.
- Scenes that may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and cursing.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Infrequent portrayals of drinking in a recreational context.

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News About "Solo: A Star Wars Story"

Have you ever wondered how Han Solo became the charming scoundrel we had all come to know and love? Well, wonder no more. This movie, tells his backstory. Alden Ehrenreich plays the young Han Solo, who is about to meet other other familiar characters like Chewbacca (Jones Suotamo) and Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover). Ron Howard takes the directors chair for this production. Other stars who will make appearances include: Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Thandie Newton and, Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

Like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, this tale fits into the timeline of the official cannon of episodes -- likely somewhere between the end of Episode 3 (Revenge of the Sith) and the beginning of Episode 4(A New Hope).

From the Studio:
Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.
- Walt Disney Studios

Cast and Crew

Solo: A Star Wars Story is directed by Ron Howard and stars Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Joonas Suotamo.