Al Pacino's 'Manglehorn' Wins Appeal to Overturn R Rating

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'Manglehorn'

The indie drama, directed by David Gordon Green, hits theaters in June.

David Gordon Green and IFC Films have won their appeal to overturn the R rating assigned to Manglehorn for some sexual content.

Instead, the indie drama will go out with a PG-13 rating — for sexual content, language and for accident and surgery images — when it hits theaters June 19.

Manglehorn stars Pacino as a small-town locksmith living in the past who embarks on a new friendship with a woman (Holly Hunter). Worldview and Dreambridge Films financed the movie.

The cast also includes Harmony Korine and Chris Messina. Manglehorn had its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, followed by its North American premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.

Green represented IFC at Thursday's hearing, while Joan Graves, head of the Classification and Rating Administration, represented the ratings board.

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