Question: Can A 12 Year Old See A PG 13 Movie?

It depends on you, your kid, and the movie.

Just because the MPAA has given a movie a PG-13 rating doesn’t necessarily mean it’s inappropriate for your 12-year-old.

Can a 12 year old see a PG 13 movie alone?

Anyone can go see a PG-13 movie. For R if you’re under 17 you must be with an adult, PG-13 has no restrictions. You must be with an adult if you’re under 13 and want to see a PG-13.

Can 12 year olds watch PG movies?

As of 2019, the MPAA currently employs 5 ratings, the rules of which are described briefly as follows:

  • G — General audiences. All ages admitted.
  • PG — Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
  • PG-13 — Parents strongly cautioned.
  • R — Restricted.
  • NC-17 — No one 17 and under admitted.

What age is appropriate for PG 13?

Rated PG: Parental guidance suggested – Some material may not be suitable for children. Rated PG-13: Parents strongly cautioned – Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Rated R: Restricted – Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.

Can a child see a PG 13 movie?

While The Motion Picture Association of America recommends that children under 13 do not see PG-13 movies, there is no magical age.

Can a 13 year old watch a PG 13 movie alone?

Only if the child is under 13. PG-13 means that it’s Parent Guidence under 13, because the material in the film may not be suitable for children under 13. Like you wouldn’t take your 12 year old to see a movie rated 18A/R, because it’s not appropriate for them, nor would a 12 year old be allowed to see those films.

Can a 5 year old see a PG 13 movie?

A: You definitely need to talk to the other parent about your concerns, the Help for Families panel says. Movie ratings were designed to let parents know if the content of a film is appropriate for children. The PG-13 rating indicates some material may be inappropriate for children under age 13.

Can 11 year olds watch PG 13 movies?

PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned – Some material may not be suitable for children under 13. A PG-13 rating is a sterner warning by the Rating Board to parents to determine whether their children under age 13 should view the motion picture, as some material might not be suited for them.

Can my 7 year old see a PG 13 movie?

Yes, even the 17-year-old has not been allowed to see some PG-13 movies. I do not make a blanket statement that they can not see any movie that is PG-13.

Can 12 year olds go to the movies alone?

Judging by the conversation in Tween Titans, most CafeMoms do not let their tweens go to movie theaters by themselves or with groups of friends. They’ve probably been letting their 10, 11 and 12 year olds go to the movies for years! BigMama1283 is of this opinion, too. She’s trusted her 12 year olds go it alone.

Can a 13 year old buy a PG 13 movie ticket?

Senior tickets are valid for adults 60+. Child tickets are 2-12 years. Student tickets are 13+ with a valid student ID. Children under age 17 requires an accompanying parent or guardian (age 21 or older) to attend R rated performances.

Can a 6 year old see a PG 13 movie?

After all, PG-13 literally means “parental guidance under 13.” As in, it’s fine for people over 13 but anyone under 13 should receive guidance from their parents. Dang. Loaded question for any sort of online parenting board.

How many swear words are allowed in a PG 13 movie?

And you can only say “fuck” once in a PG-13 rated film. Say it twice? You’re slapped with an R-rating. In fact, screenwriter Drew Goddard only intended one use of the word.