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.
“In my opinion a 5-year-old watching a PG-13 movie is wrong,” says panelist Bill Vogler.
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.
What are the rules for PG 13 movies?
Here are the categories for those ratings:
- G: General Audiences. All ages admitted.
- PG: Parental Guidance Suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
- PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.
- R: Restricted.
- NC-17: No one 17 and under admitted.
Can a 13 year old watch a PG 13 movie?
PG-13 means that it’s Parent Guidence under 13, because the material in the film may not be suitable for children under 13. It’s a way to caution parents. 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 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.
Is PG 13 safe for kids?
PG-13 — Parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. R — Restricted. Children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Can a 5 year old watch a PG movie?
Children of any age may watch a PG rated film or DVD, with or without an adult. A PG film should not worry a child aged eight or older so BBFC Compliance Officers are thinking of eight year olds when they decide about the rating and how strong the issues are.
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 PG 13 movies say F word?
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.