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G-Rated Movies: The Truth Behind the Rating

This is a continuation of “The Truth Behind the Rating” series. For more information on PG or PG-13 movies, please see previous posts.   Have you seen any G-rated movies in theaters this year? Probably not. Why? Well, so far this year, of the 79 movies to hit the big ...

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PG Movies: The Truth Behind the Rating

Concession Stand

After digging for the truth behind Hollywood’s PG-13 rating (and being a bit horrified at what I found), I thought it worthwhile to give G-, PG-, and R-rated movies a bit of the limelight, too. Let’s start with PG-rated movies. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) defines PG movies ...

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PG-13 Movies: The Truth Behind The Rating

Movie Theater

PG-13 movies aren’t what they used to be. The Movie Picture Association of America defines PG-13 movies as containing material that may be inappropriate for children under the age of 13. “Parents are urged to be cautious,” the site says, “Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers.”[i] Pretty self-explanatory, right? ...

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