The ratings game: The rise of the PG-13 rating
The six highest-grossing movies of all time worldwide are rated PG-13 — a fact that has directors and studios taking note.
Roll over the categories below to see why recent films got a PG-13 rating from the Classification and Rating Appeals Board (CARA). Although many have mature themes, they still fell short of the R rating that has fallen out of favor as filmmakers pursue teen moviegoers. Click to watch the trailers and see what you think.
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Movie posters courtesy of: 'The Avengers'/ Marvel Studios, 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' / Fox Searchlight Pictures, 'What to Expect When You're Expecting' / Lionsgate, 'The Dark Knight Rises' / Warner Bros., 'Battleship' / Universal Pictures, 'Hope Springs' / Columbia Pictures, 'Snow White and the Huntsman' / Universal Pictures, 'Rock of Ages' / Warner Bros.