Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that some critics have claimed that this is an anti-feminist movie, but that is a very superficial perspective. There's a flashback to Sean's professional boxing career, in which he accidentally killed another boxer, the reason he is reluctant to fight in Ireland. References to ability of married couples to hit each other. Some prejudice against Sean as an American and an outsider. Very nice depiction of religious tolerance, as the Catholic priest tells his parishioners to pretend they are congregants of the Protestant minister, so he can impress his bishop with how many members he has in his congregation. Brief references to a (non-violent) IRA.
References (fairly subtle) to the fact that Mary Kate and Sean do not sleep together following their wedding.
Fist-fighting, but very mild by modern interpretations.
Some prejudice against Sean as an American and an outsider.
Drugs / Tobacco /
A lot of drinking in pubs, references to Michaeleen's "terrible thirst," drunkenness.