Question: What Should Jaws Be Rated?

DESPITE ALL THE BLOODY SHARK ATTACKS, THE MOVIE IS RATED PG.

Jaws was initially rated R by the MPAA.

What is the age rating for Jaws?

Jaws Certificate Raised From PG To 12A By BBFC. The PG certificate of Jaws has always struck many as a strange decision, due to its frightening suspense and gory shark attacks. Now, 37 years since its original release, the BBFC have granted Jaws a 12A certificate for its upcoming theatrical re-release.

Why is Jaws Rated PG 13?

This film is extremely mature for a PG rated movie especially in 1975 and even today the PG seems low. Considering the sexual references, the language, the drug and alcohol use, the violent and gruesome/bloody imagery, this film might get an R rating if released today, or at least a very hard PG-13.

What does the shark symbolize in Jaws?

Whatever you think, there’s no question that if Jaws is a battle between good and evil, the shark definitely represents evil.

What was Jaws rated in 1975?

A blockbuster arrived in U.S. theaters on June 20, 1975. The PG-rated, 124-minute feature adaptation of the best-selling novel Jaws quickly captured the attention of summer moviegoing audiences, becoming an enduring classic.