The Ratings Board

'Oldboy', 'Don Jon', 'Last Vegas' and 'Wizard of Oz 3D' in Today's MPAA Ratings

Lots of R ratings and one will be appealed

MPAA Ratings for One Chance, Don Jon, Homefront, Last Vegas, Oldboy and The Wizard of Oz 3D
Latest MPAA Ratings: BULLETIN NO: 2281

Lots of R-ratings in today's bulletin with the obvious restricted rating classifications for Spike Lee's Oldboy remake and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Don Jon, which already has its own red band clip, but how about the R-rating for Last Vegas, which CBS Films plans to appeal.

In Last Vegas three old friends (Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline and Robert De Niro) decide to throw a Las Vegas bachelor party for the only one of them who has remained single played by Michael Douglas. Does it turn into The Hangover? Most likely no, considering the R-rating is merely "for brief sexual content." Damn, what exactly is it?

In addition to that you have Jason Statham's Homefront also earning an R, the Weinstein's opera-centric feature One Chance with a PG-13 and a PG-rating for the upcoming 3-D re-release of The Wizard of Oz.

Check out the full bulletin directly below.

99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film
Rated R For language.
Blue Caprice
Rated R For disturbing violent content, language and brief drug use.
Bounty Killer
Rated R For strong bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity.
CBGB
Rated R For language throughout, some sexual content, drug use, and a scene of violence.
Daddy, I'm A Zombie
Rated PG For scary images, thematic elements, language and some rude humor.
Rated R For strong graphic sexual material and dialogue throughout, nudity, language and some drug use.
Release Date: September 27, 2013
End Of The World
Rated PG-13 For sci-fi action and some disturbing images.
Gunfight At Abballay
Rated R For violence, brief nudity and some language.
Haute Cuisine
Rated PG-13 For brief strong language.
Hollywood And Wine
Rated R For strong crude sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language and brief violence.
Rated R For strong violence, pervasive language, drug content and brief sexuality.
Release Date: November 27, 2013
In The Blood
Rated R For strong violence and language.
Rated R For brief sexual content.
NOTE: PENDING APPEAL INTENDS TO APPEAL TO THE C.A.R.A. APPEALS BOARD.
Release Date: November 1, 2013
Le Chef
Rated PG-13 For brief strong language.
The Lutefisk Wars
Rated PG For some language, rude humor and smoking images.
Rated R For strong brutal violence, disturbing images, some graphic sexuality and nudity, and language.
Release Date:October 25, 2013
Rated PG-13 For some language and sexual material.
Release Date: TBA 2013
Plush
Rated R For sexual material, violence, language and some drug use.
Reunion 108
Rated R For pervasive sex references, crude dialogue, language and some strong sexuality.
Savannah
Rated PG-13 For brief sexuality.
The Summit
Rated R For some language.
Trust Me
Rated R For language.
Underdogs
Rated PG For some language.
Very Good Girls
Rated PG-13 For mature thematic material involving teen sexuality, partial nudity, and brief strong language.
The Wizard Of Oz 3D
Rated PG For some scary moments.
Release Date: September 20, 2013
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  • http://themoviegurusblog.blogspot.com The Movie Guru

    No shock with the R's for Oldboy or Don Jon (but the R rating for the former sound pretty hard, harder than the original), and I've heard that Last Vegas is pretty tame so the light R and the appeal are not shocking.

    • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/TVsRoss/ TVs Ross

      Really? The original Oldboy is pretty graphic and some of those scenes still stick with me. They are, however, pretty stylized so they don't seem as gritty/brutal as they might have if the movie was told in a more 'realistic' manner. And there's plenty of sex and nudity going on, too. If I even mention some of the scenes from Oldboy to some of my friends who have seen it they instantly shudder, hahaha.

      • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/TVsRoss/ TVs Ross

        This came out way harsher than I intended. Whups!

        • http://themoviegurusblog.blogspot.com The Movie Guru

          I'm not necessarily saying that it will be more graphic than the original Oldboy but that the rating sounds a bit more intense.

  • http://letterboxd.com/gman/ G-Man

    Um, wasn't Wizard of Oz already rated G? Are they changing the content? Not sure why it got re-rated...

    • Chris Etrata

      When Wizard Of Oz was first submitted to the mpaa after it formed the rating system (Im guessing the decade when it was submitted for a rating around in the 70's) was G. For many years, its rereleases have all used that G rating. For the 3d rerelease however, warner bros decided to submit for a fresh rating and got that surprising pg rating as well. To their credit, it is a bit scary for young children though.

      • http://letterboxd.com/gman/ G-Man

        Damn right - Mrs. Gulch on her bike used to give my Mom nightmares (not kidding)

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

          scary scary women, that image will undoubtedly stay with me forever *shudder*

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/Ryguy815/ Ryguy815

    Not surprised about Oldboy or Don Jon being rated R. I really don't want them to appeal Last Vegas though. It sounds like a good premise for an R rated comedy.

  • http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/profile/JimmyB/ Jimmy B

    I like how the MPAA has only now decided The Wizard of Oz has "some scary moments." Nice work, guys.

    • Chris Etrata

      They were the same guys who gave It's Alive a pg rating.

  • http://letterboxd.com/austin/ Austin Gorski

    I kind of wished CBS Films wouldn't appeal Las Vegas, but oh well.

    • http://letterboxd.com/gman/ G-Man

      Seriously - just give it a hard R. Was really looking forward to it - now not so much. :(