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'A Good Day to Die Hard' Gets Its R-Rating in Today's Batch of MPAA Ratings

Plus ratings for 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters' and Richard Curtis' 'About Time'

Latest MPAA Ratings: BULLETIN NO: 2255
Latest MPAA Ratings: BULLETIN NO: 2255

While Fox already leaked the news to the press to get early buzz, today's batch of MPAA ratings officially brings us the R-rating for A Good Day To Die Hard. 2007's Live Free or Die Hard was the first in the franchise to get a PG-13 rating, which means 2013's return of John McClane will most likely feature his signature catchphrase unedited.

Additional ratings this week include Love Actually helmer Richard Curtis' About Time starring Rachel McAdams and Bill Nighy, Gemma Arterton and Jeremy Renner's Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters, Kristen Wiig's Girl Most Likely and a rating for the re-issue of Alfred Hitchcock's To Catch A Thief.

Here are the latest MPAA ratings from Bulletin #2255.

Rated R For language and some sexual content.
Release Date: May 10, 2013
American Mary
Rated R For strong aberrant violent content including disturbing images, torture, a rape, sexual content, graphic nudity, language and brief drug use.
The Expelled
Rated R For disturbing violent content, terror, grisly images and language.
Rated R For violence and language.
Release Date: February 14, 2013
Rated R For strong fantasy horror violence and gore, brief sexuality/nudity and language.
Release Date: January 25, 2013
House Party: Tonight's The Night
Rated R For sexual content, crude humor, language, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens.
Girl Most Likely (aka Imogene)
Rated PG-13 For sexual content and language.
Release Date: July 19, 2013
Iron Man: Rise Of Technovore
Rated PG-13 For some intense sequences of violence and action.
Rated R For sexual content, nudity, bloody violence, language and some drug use.
Midrange
Rated PG-13 For thematic elements, drug content and some language.
Once Upon A Time In Brooklyn
Rated R For violence, pervasive language, some sexuality and nudity.
Reincarnated
Rated R For pervasive drug use and language, and some sexual content.
Sassy Pants
Rated R For language and some sexual references.
Stitches
Rated R For strong bloody violence and gore, sexual content, language, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens.
Summoned
Rated PG-13 For some violence, disturbing images and a scene of sexuality.
Superman: Unbound
Rated PG-13 For sequences of violence and action, and a rude gesture.
Rated PG For some action violence, mild suggestive material and smoking.
NOTE: RE-ISSUE
Upside Down
Rated PG-13 For some violence.
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  • alex

    hell heah!

    • alex

      i mean yeah (for A Good Day To Die Hard )

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/Xarnis/ Xarnis

    With Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters rated R, no one is going to see it.

    • http://thefilmgoersproject.com filmgoermatt

      Agreed. While the rating pleases me and I think the movie could be fun, Hansel and Gretel is going to absolutely tank at the box office.

  • http://thefilmgoersproject.com filmgoermatt

    YIPPIE-KI-YAY, MOTHERFUCKER!

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/AS/ AS

    All that hype and its just "violence" and not "strong violence"? I mean... it is an action flick.

    • ckybltz

      I was thinking the same thing...this isnt a rating that shows it was filmed as an R...probably looking at CG blood added like the unrated of LFoDH and only a few F bombs...thatd be my guess.

      My guess is they planned a PG-13, heard the internet bitching, then chose to release what they were going to use as an unrated cut.

      Just a theory.

      • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/AS/ AS

        Yep. Like Expendables 2.

  • Connor420

    Glad it is rated r instead of pg13. Can't wait for die hard.

  • TORRYZ

    Nudity for Hensel and Gretel?? Say what??

  • W

    So much for Hansel and Gretel being a box office bomb. It's set to top the box office this weekend.