The History of the PG-13 Rating

A look at the history and impact of the PG-13 rating. Posted in Q&A format, just for fun.

Let’s talk movie ratings: Have there always been ratings on commercial movies?

No, although some boundaries on film content have always existed. Early commercial movies were subject to local censorship boards who approved films for release, but because of differing standards simply obtaining an “approval” didn’t indicate much about a film’s content or suitability for viewers. Many films were approved in some areas of the country, but not in others.

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