Did a prohibitive
Maybe. The film, which stars
The last NC-17 rated film to hit theaters, the sex-addict
In March, LD Entertainment president David Dinerstein sought to have the film's rating downgraded to an R, but the Motion Picture Assn. of America upheld the NC-17 label, citing "graphic disturbing content involving violence and sexuality, and a scene of brutality."
The picture, which premiered a year ago at the
Next weekend, the box office prospects for "Killer Joe" may start to become clearer when the film expands to six additional cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas.