Motion Picture Association of America

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1990's - present (current)[edit]

Rating symbol Meaning Example
G.png G – General Audiences
All ages admitted.
The Fox and the Hound
PG.png PG - Parental Guidance Suggested
Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents are urged to give parental guidance as the motion picture contains some material that parents might not find suitable for their preteens.
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
Pg-13.png PG-13 - Parents Strongly Cautioned'
Parents are urged to be cautious as the motion picture contains some material that parents might consider inappropriate for children under 13 years.
Revenge of the Sith
R.png R - Restricted
People under 17 may only be admitted if accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The Human Centipede
NC-17.png NC-17 - No One 17 and Under Admitted
This film is explicit and people under 18 are not admitted.
A Serbian Film

1968 - 1970[edit]

  • Rated G: General audiences – suggested for general audiences (all ages admitted)
  • Rated M: Mature audiences – suggested for mature audiences (parental discretion advised)
  • Rated R: Restricted – persons under 16 not admitted unless accompanied by parent or adult guardian
  • Rated X: Adults only – persons under 18 will not be admitted