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'Man of Steel' Gets a PG-13 Rating in Latest Batch of MPAA Ratings

Unsurprisingly, Superman goes the way of Nolan's Batman

Latest MPAA Ratings: BULLETIN NO: 2256
Latest MPAA Ratings: BULLETIN NO: 2256

Man of Steel MPAA ratingThe biggest title of note in today's batch of MPAA ratings is Zack Snyder's Superman film, Man of Steel, which like producer Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise is rated PG-13. No surprise there, but I'm sure some will be interested in the reason for the rating, which is "for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language." Whatever that could mean, I'm not too sure, but there you have it.

Additionally we have a rating for Raman Bahrani's At Any Price (watch the trailer here), the upcoming thriller Dark Skies, the Weinstein's animated film Escape From Planet Earth and a late-in-the-game re-rate (well, actually just a new reason) for this Friday's comedy release, Movie 43.

Finally comes a rating for a movie titled Unfinished Song, which is actually the new title for the Weinstein's Song for Marion, which was once thought as a potential Oscar contender, but sort of fizzled and faded after premiering at the Toronto Film Festival last year.

With all that said, here is the complete batch of latest MPAA ratings from Bulletin #2256.

36 Saints
Rated R For violence.
Amazing Adventures Of The Living Corpse
Rated R For some horror images and violence.
Rated R For sexual content including a strong graphic image, and for language.
Release Date: April 26, 2013
A Common Man
Rated PG-13 For some violence and brief strong language.
Rated PG-13 For violence, terror throughout, sexual material, drug content and language - all involving teens.
Release Date: February 22, 2013
The Dinosaur Project
Rated PG-13 For some violence, terror and a brief suggestive image.
Rated PG For action and some mild rude humor.
Release Date: February 14, 2013
Infected
Rated R For bloody violence and gore, language and brief nudity.
Rated PG-13 For intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language.
Release Date: June 14, 2013
A Monster in Paris
Rated PG For some action violence involving gunplay, and mild rude humor.
Rated R For strong pervasive crude and sexual content including dialogue, graphic nudity, language and some violence.
Release Date: January 25, 2013
NOTE EDITED FOR RE-RATE. PREVIOUS "R" RATING, BULLETIN NO. 2248 (11/7/12) VOIDED. ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED. CHANGE IN RATING REASON ONLY.
No Place On Earth
Rated PG-13 For thematic elements including brief violent images.
Stories We Tell
Rated PG-13 For thematic elements involving sexuality, brief strong language and smoking.
Tristana
Rated PG-13 For thematic elements and some disturbing images.
NOTE: RE-RATE. PREVIOUS "GP" RATING, BULLETIN NO. 97 (9/14/70), VOIDED.
Rated PG-13 For some sexual references and rude gestures.
Release Date: TBA 2013
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  • dslacker

    Still can't get my head around a rating that takes smoking into account. I'm guessing it's only a matter of time before a film gets an R for excessive consumption of slurpies.