The 12A rating is only used for films shown in cinemas.
Films rated 12A are suitable for children aged 12 and over.
However, people younger than 12 may see a 12A so long as they are accompanied by an adult.
In such circumstances, responsibility for allowing a child under 12 to view lies with the accompanying adult.
Can a 16 year old take a child to a 12a film?
The 12A age rating is just for films in the cinema. It means a film is suitable for children of 12 and over. However, though no-one under 12 can go and see a 12A on their own, they can go if they have a grown-up with them. 12A is the newest BBFC age rating.
Is Shazam suitable for a 7 year old?
Shazam! certainly looks ok for those young kids. It probably mostly is. Shazam! is rated PG-13, which is the standard rating for every superhero movie under the sun.
Is pg 13 the same as 12a?
PG-13/12A is taking from both ends of the spectrum in that regards. However, as PG-13/12A becomes the must-have rating, what seems to have happened is a liberalisation of the rating system.
What does PG 12a mean?
Films classified 12A and video works classified 12 contain material that is not generally suitable for children aged under 12. No one younger than 12 may see a 12A film in a cinema unless accompanied by an adult.