mpaa ratings


The following films were assigned ratings in the latest weekly bulletin issued by the MPAA's Classification and Rating Administration:


"Elf Bowling: The Movie" (rated for some language and rude humor) Screen Media Ventures Llc.

"Hairspray" (rated for language, some suggestive content and momentary teen smoking) New Line Cinema


"Deadline" (rated for some violent and disturbing images) SNP Inc.

"Eye of the Dolphin" (rated for some substance abuse involving a young teen) Monterey Media

"The Foursome" (rated for sexual content and language) Screen Media Ventures Llc.

"King of California" (rated for some strong language, mature thematic elements and brief drug references) King of California Prods.

"My Best Friend" (rated for some strong language) IFC Films

"Pirates of the Carribean: At World's End" (rated for intense sequences of action/adventure violence and some frightening images) Buena Vista Pictures Distribution


"28 Weeks Later" (rated for strong violence and gore, language and some sexuality/nudity) 20th Century Fox Film Corp.

"American Gangster" (rated for violence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexuality) Universal Studios

"Gringo Wedding" (rated for some sexual content) Gringo Wedding Llc.

"Illegal Tender" (rated for violence language and some sexuality) Universal Studios

"The Kovak Box" (rated for some violent and disturbing content, language and brief nudity) First Look Home Entertainment

"Rigged" (rated for some violence and sexuality/nudity) SNP Inc.

"Superbad" (rated for pervasive crude and sexual content, strong language, drinking, some drug use and a fantasy/comic violent image — all involving teens)

"Stardust"* (rated for fantasy violence and some risque humor) Columbia Pictures

"They're Just My Friends" (rated for pervasive language, some sexuality and violence) Punchin' Pat Prods.

"Weirdsville" (rated for drug content, language including sexual references, and some violence) Magnolia Pictures

*Amended rating reason (PG-13). Bulletin No. 1963, 3/28)