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Movie Ratings

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Study: Movies Rated PG-13 Contain As Much Violence As R-Rated Movies

An analysis in the December issue of the journal Pediatrics shows violence in films has more than doubled since 1950, gun violence in PG-13 films has more than tripled since 1985 and since 2009, PG-13-rated films have contained as much violence as R-rated films.

11/11/2013

The movie theater in Aurora, Colorado where 12 people were killed is seen on Jan. 17, 2013 (credit: Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

MPAA Changing Movie Ratings System As Country Deals With Aurora, Newtown

The Motion Pictures Association of America is changing its rating system to better inform parents about violence in movies.

04/16/2013