mpaa ratings


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


"The 11th Hour" (rated for some mild disturbing images and thematic elements) Warner Independent Pictures

"Enchanted" (rated for some scary images and mild innuendo) Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

"The Redemption of Sarah Cain" (rated for brief teen smoking) 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

"Secret of the Cave" (rated for mild thematic elements and some brief scary images) First Look Home Entertainment


"American Fusion" (rated for sexual content and brief drug use) Wildcat Releasing Llc.

"And When Did You Last See Your Father?" (rated for sexual content, thematic material and brief strong language) Sony Pictures Classics

"The Black Widow" (rated for sexual content and brief violence) First Look Home Entertainment

"Blood and Tears: The Arab-Israeli Conflict" (rated for violent images) ThinkFilm

"The Comebacks"* (rated for crude and sexual content throughout and some drug material) 20th Century Fox Film Corp.

"Dark Storm" (rated for violence and some sexuality) Lionsgate Films

"Dirty Laundry" (rated for language, some sexual content and thematic elements) CodeBlack Entertainment

"I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry"** (rated for crude sexual content throughout, nudity, language and drug references) Universal Studios

"The Jane Austen Book Club" (rated for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language and some drug use) Sony Pictures Classics

"Life Free or Die Hard" (rated for intense sequences of violence and action, language and a brief sexual situation) 20th Century Fox Film Corp.

"Transformers" (rated for intense sequences of sci-fi action violence, brief sexual humor, and language) Paramount Pictures Corp.


"Blade Runner: The Definitive Cut"*** (rated for violence and brief nudity) Warner Home Video

"Dead in the Water" (rated for language and some horror violence/ gore) Indican Pictures

"Extra Ordinary Barry" (rated for drug use and some sexual content) the Braxton, Colston & Stafford Institute

"Final Contract" (rated for language and violence) Image Entertainment Inc.

"The House of Usher" (rated for some sexuality and violence) ThinkFilm

"Into the Wild" (rated for language and some nudity) Paramount Vantage

"The Myth"**** (rated for some violence) Barking Cow Distribution Inc.

"A New Wave" (rated for pervasive language, some graphic sexual images and brief violence) ThinkFilm

"Pirates of Ghost Island" (rated for violence and language) Lightning Home Entertainment

"Take"**** (rated for some violent and disturbing content) Crossing Paths Llc.

"There Will Be Blood" (rated for some violence) Paramount Vantage

"Walking Tall: Lone Justice" (rated for strong violence, language, drug content and brief nudity) Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

"Wristcutters: A Love Story" (rated for language and disturbing content involving suicide) After Dark Films

"Raiders of the Damned"***** (rated for violence and some language) Image Entertainment

* Original R rating has been changed by the appeals board (5/16).

** Rerate. Film edited. Previous R rating voided 5/16). Only this edited version is rated.

*** Edited version. Content is different from R-rated version (10/9/91).

**** Intends to appeal to the CARA appeals board.

***** The rating for this film has been surrendered (1/8). This film is unrated as of June 15.