No-one under 15 is allowed to see a 15 film at the cinema.
A cinema may lose its licence if it admits children under 15 to a 15 rated film.
No theme in a 15 rated film is prohibited, provided the treatment is appropriate for 15-year-olds and any dangerous or illegal behaviour is not endorsed or promoted by the film.
Can you watch a 15 rated film with a parent?
“Parents can exercise discretion on whether to allow their child into a film with a rating of 12A or under. However, those under the age of 15 years (including infants) are strictly prohibited from attending 15 rated films, as stated by the BBFC.
Can I take my son to see a 15 film?
(PG) Parental Guidance Unaccompanied children of any age may watch. A ‘PG’ film should not disturb a child aged around eight or older. However, parents are advised to consider whether the content may upset younger or more sensitive children. (15) 15 No-one younger than 15 may see a ’15’ film in a cinema.
Can a 13 year old go to a 15 film?
It’s illegal. 12A films are the ones where younger kids can go with a parent/ adult. Nope. A 15 rating means nobody under 15 is allowed full stop.
What makes a 15 rated film?
The 15 certificate means that no-one under 15 is allowed to see a 15 film at the cinema or rent/purchase a 15 rated DVD from stores, as they are not seen as suitable for children under 15 years of age. An 18 film can have violence which can be strong and be portrayed with strong detail.