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PG-13 Rated Movies

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  • 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...
  • Review: Judi Dench brings out the best in 'Philomena'

    Review: Judi Dench brings out the best in 'Philomena'
    On the job for 55 years, Judi Dench elevates everything she does, from M in the James Bond epics to the less intimidating but equally determined "little old Irish lady" who's the title character in "Philomena." Dench is not the only reason to see this...
  • 'A Birder's Guide to Everything' wins rating appeal

    'A Birder's Guide to Everything' wins rating appeal
    The Motion Picture Assn. of America says its Classification and Ratings Appeal Board has overturned the R rating given to the film "A Birder's Guide to Everything" for "some language and crude references." The film is now rated PG-13 for "langauge,...
  • Violence, risky behavior a common mix in big films, study says

     Violence, risky behavior a common mix in big films, study says
    A medical journal that recently concluded that violence in PG-13 movies is skyrocketing has a new report showing that almost 90% of the highest-grossing recent movies have violent characters, more than three-quarters of which also engage in drinking,...
  • Movie violence often paired with 'risky' behaviors like drinking, sex

    Movie violence often paired with 'risky' behaviors like drinking, sex
    Violence isn’t the only problem with violent movies aimed at younger audiences — they also tend to glamorize risky activities you might not want to encourage among kids, according to a new study. “We know some teenagers imitate what...