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MPAA film rating

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The MPAA film rating system is a system used in the United States and instituted by the Motion Picture Association of America to rate a movie based on its content. It is one of various motion picture rating systems used to help patrons decide which movies may be appropriate for children. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MPAA_film_rating_system [Oct 2004]

In the United States, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) issues ratings for movies. The system was instituted in 1968 and is voluntary; however, most movie theater chains will not show unrated films.

The ratings as they exist in 2003 are:

For history and more details, see MPAA film rating system. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Movie_ratings#United_States [Aug 2004]

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