Definition of the Ratings

All ages admitted

Nothing that would offend parents for viewing by children.

Some material may not be suitable for children

Parents urged to give "parental guidance". May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.

Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13

Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers.

Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian

Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.

No one 17 and under admitted

Clearly adult. Children are not admitted.

Not Rated

Generally reserved for older films that were made before the MPAA rating system was initiated.