An R-rating on a movie means children under the age of 17 can get in only with a parent or guardian who is over the age of 21.
But some theaters are tightening their rules.
Children under the age of six are not allowed into R-rated movies at Regal Cinemas, even when they’re accompanied by an adult.
Can a 17 year old see 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 a 16 year old see an R rated movie?
Student tickets are 13+ with a valid student ID. 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 my parents buy me a rated R movie ticket?
If you are under 17, or do not have a photo ID, your parent must come to the theatre to purchase your ticket for an R rated movie. No notes or phone calls will be accepted. Children under high school age may not watch an R rated movie without their parent staying to watch the same movie.
Can someone under 18 see 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.