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Questions tagged [content-rating]

A motion picture rating system that is designated to classify films with regard to suitability for audiences in terms of issues such as sex, violence, substance abuse, profanity, impudence or other types of mature content.

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How do low-budget films go about movie ratings when they want to distribute globally?

Imagine a low-budget production that will be running on multiple festivals and cinemas around the world. After the theatrical tour they'll start home distribution through DVD/BD, VOD and SVOD (like ...
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What are the biggest differences between the American system of movie ratings and European systems?

In the USA the MPAA rates movies according to the appropriate audiences on a scale of G, PG, PG-13, R or NC-17. Only the last two impose any constraint on who can see it (for R an adult must accompany ...
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How are film festivals like BQFF able to bypass CBFC certification?

I have heard about film festivals like BQFF, etc. where they show films which have even failed to clear CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification)'s certification or few might not even applied for it. ...
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Did the Catholic Church ever classify some films as sinful to watch, according to ecclesiastic law?

The National Legion of Decency was a Roman Catholic organisation founded in 1933 that rated films, changing its name in 1965 to the National Catholic Office for Motion Pictures. Until 1978, one of the ...