Movie Ratings

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General (G) is an advisory classification

 


The content is very mild in impact.
G films are for general viewing. While may G films are for children, not all will be of interest
to them.
 

Parental Guidance (PG) is an advisory classification
 


The content is mild in impact.

PG films contain material that a parent or carer might need to explain to younger children.

Mature (M) is an advisory classification

 

The content is moderate in impact.
M films are not recommended for people aged under 15 as a level of maturity is required.


 

Mature (MA 15+) is a legally restricted classification

The content is strong in impact.
MA 15+ films are not suitable for people aged under 15. 
A person aged under 15 cannot be admitted to an MA 15+ film unless accompanied by his or her parent or an adult guardian.
The requirements are not met if the parent or adult guardian buys a ticket, but does not accompany the child in the cinema for the duration of the film.


 

Restricted (R18+) is a legally restricted classification
 


The content is high in impact. 
R 18+ films are not suitable for people aged under 18.
People aged under 18 cannot be admitted to an R 18+ film.
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X 18+ is a legally restricted classification
 


This classification applies to films that contain only sexually explicit content.