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Cinema ratings

12

in the UK, a number given to a film or game that should only be watched or played by children who are at least 12 years old. This rating applies to media for home use only..

15

in the UK, a number given to a film or game that should only be watched or played by children who are at least 15 years old

18

in the UK, a number given to a film or game that should only be watched or played by people who are at least 18 years old

G

abbreviation

General Audiences: used for saying that a film is suitable for anyone to watch. The British word is U.

PG

adjective

parental guidance: used for describing a film containing scenes, subjects, or language considered unsuitable for children unless they have a parent with them

PG-13

adjective

parental guidance 13: used for describing a film that contains scenes, subjects, or language considered unsuitable for children who are younger than 13 unless they have a parent with them

R

abbreviation

restricted: used in the US for saying that people under the age of 17 cannot go to a particular film unless they go with an adult

rate

verb

to judge a film to be suitable for people of a particular age to see

rating

noun

a letter or number that shows how old someone needs to be before they are allowed to see a particular film

U

abbreviation

universal: used for saying that a film is suitable for people of any age to watch. The American word is G

unrated

adjective

an unrated film has not been given an official label that shows how much violence, sex, or offensive language it contains

X

noun

used in the past for saying that a film was not suitable for people under the age of 18

X-certificate

adjective

X-rated

X-rated

adjective

an X-rated film contains a lot of sex or violence and is considered unsuitable for young people under the age of 18

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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