Can A 21 Year Old Take A Minor To An R Rated Movie?

For films rated “R” by the MPAA: REG will not sell tickets to any person under the age of 17 (18 where applicable).

A person must be at least 21 years old in order to purchase multiple tickets without providing additional photo I.D.

Children 6 and under are not allowed to attend Rated R features.

How old do you have to be to take a minor to an R movie?

Not all ticket types are available for all performances. Children under age 17 requires an accompanying parent or guardian (age 21 or older) to attend R rated performances. 25 years and under must show ID for R rated performances.

Can a minor get in a rated R movie?

The MPAA ratings specify for an R-rated movie: “Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.” So, yes, you have to be 21 to purchase a ticket for a minor to an R-rated movie.

Can a 17 year old go to an R rated movie?

According to MPAA guidelines, which is what most theaters use to set ticket age policies. A person who is 17 or older may purchase a single ticket to an R rated film. So, a 17 year old may purchase a ticket to an R rated movie for themselves without a parent/guardian.

Can I get into a rated R movie at 16?

Originally Answered: Can a 16-year-old watch a rated R movie? Legally, in movie theaters, they are supposed to not sell under-17s tickets to R-rated movies unless accompanied by a 18+ adult. Many theaters will sell R-rated tickets to anyone, accompanied by adult or not, at almost any age though (generally 8+).