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PG-13 Rated Movies

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  • Movies with PG-13 ratings contain the most 'gun violence per hour'

    Movies with PG-13 ratings contain the most 'gun violence per hour'
    Movies aimed at teenagers now include more scenes of gun violence than films made for adults, new research shows. In 2012, box office hits that received a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Assn. of America contained an average of more than 2.5...
  • Gun violence explodes in PG-13 films

     Gun violence explodes in PG-13 films
    When the first "Die Hard" and "Terminator" movies landed in theaters in the 1980s, both were rated R. But their sequels arrived with PG-13 marks — even though the level of violence had actually escalated. Critics have blasted Hollywood's movie...
  • That PG-13 rating: It's a killer

    The same day this week that French filmmaker Agnes Varda was being feted by the AFI Fest in her November visit to L.A., there was other movie news in the news. Varda is a cinema ground-breaker, a feminist and artist who was one wave ahead of the New...
  • Yellow Dogs, 'Project X' and the movie-violence equation

    Yellow Dogs, 'Project X' and the movie-violence equation
    The tragedy that befell the Brooklyn punk group Yellow Dogs, in which several bandmates were killed, allegedly by a disgruntled fellow member of the Iranian expat music scene, came with a surprising movie connection. Yellow Dogs was featured in the...
  • Violent PG-13 movies: Which ones are the bloodiest?

    This week's comprehensive study of how violent PG-13 films have become -- gunplay has tripled in such films in the last 30 years, and PG-13 movies are now more violent than R-rated releases -- did not single out specific films. But in reviewing the...
  • Rising movie gun violence gives rise to concerns over movie ratings

    Rising movie gun violence gives rise to concerns over movie ratings
    In a review of the 945 top-grossing films since 1950, researchers for the American Academy of Pediatrics found that movies rated PG-13 have become progressively more violent, with gunplay tripling since 1985. In fact, today’s PG-13 movies are more...
  • Weinstein Co. wins MPAA appeal to overturn R-rating for 'Philomena'

    This time, Harvey Weinstein seems to have gotten what he wanted.  It was less than a week ago that his Weinstein Co. declared war -- yet again -- on the Motion Picture Assn. of America, slamming the organization for assigning the studio's upcoming...
  • 'Philomena' gets its R rating lowered to PG-13

    For all of those teenage boys dying to see Judi Dench playing an elderly Irish woman: Now you don't have to bring your parents to get into "Philomena." In a victory against the Motion Picture Assn. of America that could be as much publicity win as...
  • Jennifer Lawrence's fan moment, dueling 'Hercules,' '50 Shades' heart

    Jennifer Lawrence's fan moment, dueling 'Hercules,' '50 Shades' heart
    There are weeks when popular culture functions as if unified by a single, invisible thread, powered ever forward by ego, ambition and staggering sums of cash. At other times, the culture seems to operate in a continuous feedback loop, trumpeting and...
  • Review: 'Hunger Games' is perfect pop for the PG-13 set

    As a snapshot of this moment in pop music, the 12 songs on the soundtrack to "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" are emotional, love-obsessed and heavy on strum and rhythm. Like the first installment, the music represented on "Catching Fire" isn't...
  • Q&A: 'Philomena' star/co-writer Steve Coogan

    Q&A: 'Philomena' star/co-writer Steve Coogan
    About six months ago, “Philomena” star Steve Coogan—the hilarious English actor perhaps best known in America for his roles in “Tropic Thunder” and “The Other Guys”—shot a pilot called “Doubt” in...