mpaa ratings


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


"The Chestnut Tree"* Picnic Pictures

"Elephant Tales" MGM

"Elusion"* April Third Studios


"Fred Claus" (rated for mild language and some rude humor) Warner Bros. Pictures Inc.

"The Prince and the Pauper A Modern Twain Story" (rated for mild thematic elements) Oak Films

"Sharkwater" (rated for images of animal cruelty, thematic elements, language and some smoking) Samuel Goldwyn Films


"La Vie En Rose Extended Edition"** (rated for substance abuse, sexual content, brief nudity, language and thematic elements) HBO Home Video

"The Kite Runner" (rated for strong thematic material including the sexual assault of a child, violence and brief strong language) Paramount Pictures Corp.


"Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" (rated for a scene of strong graphic sexuality, nudity, violence, drug use and language) ThinkFilm

"Broken" (rated for strong brutal violence and torture, language and some sexuality/nudity) the Weinstein Co.

"Fuera del Cielo" (rated for sexuality, language, drug use and violence) Lionsgate

"Funny Games" (rated for terror, violence and some language) Warner Independent Pictures

"House"*** (rated for some violence and terror) 20th Century Fox Film Corp.

"Megasnake" (rated for creature violence/gore) M 3 Media Inc.

"O Jerusalem" (rated for some war scenes) Samuel Goldwyn Films

"Plasterhead" (rated for violence, language and brief nudity) Arts Alliance America

"Redacted" (rated for strong disturbing violent content including a rape, pervasive language and some sexual references/images) Magnolia Pictures

"The Slaughter" (rated for strong horror violence and gore, sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use) Grindstone Entertainment Group

"The Tourist" (rated for sexual content, language, brief violence and some drug use) 20th Century Fox Film Corp.

"Youth Without Youth" (rated for some sexuality, nudity and a brief disturbing image) Sony Pictures Classics

* Short subject.

** Edited version. Content is different from PG-13 version (3/28).

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