This Film is Not Yet Rated


Release Date: September 01, 2006
Running Time: 97 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Box Office: $302,179.00
Genre: Documentary, Interview


The MPAA, a lobbying organization for the movie industry, maintains a rating system first implemented in 1968 by longtime president Jack Valenti. This system, with its age based content classification using letter grades G, PG, PG-13, R, and NC-17 (formerly X), has become a cultural icon. But behind its simple fa├žade is a censoring process kept entirely secret. Board members are anonymous; deliberations are private; standards are seemingly arbitrary. Thus, the trade organization for the largest media corporations in America also keeps a trademarked lock on content regulation over our most unique and popular art form. Filmmaker Kirby Dick asks whether Hollywood movies and independent films a...

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John Waters

Kevin Smith

Matt Stone

Kimberly Peirce

Atom Egoyan

Darren Aronofsky

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