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Alpha

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for some intense peril.

Sony Pictures Releasing

Axl

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for sci-fi action/peril, suggestive material, thematic elements and some language.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. PREVIOUS PG-13 RATING, BULLETIN #2488 (8/9/2017), VOIDED. ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED.

Open Road Films

Bird Karma

  MPAA
G rated
  Rated G

Universal Studios

Game Night

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language, sexual references and some violence.

New Line Cinema

Honor Up

Poster Honor Up 2018 Damon Dash

  MPAA
R rated
  Honor Up is a 2018 USA by Damon Dash.
Starring Stacey Dash, Michael Rispoli and Nicholas Turturro. IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, drug use, pervasive language, and some sexual references.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. PREVIOUS R RATING, BULLETIN #2498 (10/18/2017), VOIDED. ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED. CHANGE IN RATING REASON ONLY.

The film was previously rated R for violence, drug use, pervasive language, and some sexual references. Perhaps the producers have added some violence

Lionsgate

 

The Yellow Birds

Poster Yellow Birds 2017 Alexandre Moors

  MPAA
R rated
  The Yellow Birds is a 2017 USA war drama by Alexandre Moors.
Starring Jennifer Aniston, Alden Ehrenreich and Tye Sheridan. IMDb

Rated R for war violence, some grisly images, sexual material, and language throughout.

Cinelou Films

Summary Notes

"Yellow Birds" follows John Bartle and the difficulties he faces in keeping his humanity, his urge to survive and his friend Murph alive during the war in Iraq, as well as his life and struggles with his memories of the war after he comes back to Virginia.

 

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The 15:17 To Paris

  15 17 to paris

  MPAA
R rated
  The 15:17 To Paris is a 2018 USA drama by Clint Eastwood.
Starring Jenna Fischer, Judy Greer and Jaleel White. IMDb

Rated R for a sequence of violence and bloody images.

NOTE: INTENDING TO APPEAL TO THE C.A.R.A. APPEALS BOARD. Presumably the film is targeting a PG-13.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

American soldiers discover a terrorist plot on a Paris-bound train.

Deep Blue Sea 2

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Deep Blue Sea 2 is a USA action Sci-Fi horror by Darin Scott.
Starring Rob Mayes, Michael Beach and Danielle Savre. IMDb

Rated R for creature violence and gore, and for language.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

A brilliant billionaire named Carl Durant is experimenting on bull sharks, which soon rebel to cause havoc for a group of scientists.

Den of Thieves

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality/nudity.

STX Entertainment

Downsizing

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language including sexual references, some graphic nudity and drug use.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Fighting With My Family

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Fighting With My Family is a 2018 UK / USA comedy biography by Stephen Merchant.
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey and Vince Vaughn. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual material, language throughout, some violence and drug content.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

A former wrestler and his family makes a living performing at small venues around the country, while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.

Flower

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for crude sexual content and language throughout, graphic nude drawings, some drug content, and a brief violent image.

Orchard, The

Lords of Chaos

Poster Lords of Chaos Jonas Kerlund

  MPAA
R rated
  Lords of Chaos is a UK / Sweden thriller by Jonas Ĺkerlund.
Starring Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen and Sky Ferreira. IMDb

Rated R for strong brutal violence, disturbing behavior, grisly images, strong sexuality, nudity, and pervasive language.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Summary Notes

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1980s results in a very violent outcome.

The Neighbor

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language, sexual content, brief violence and drug use.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Replicas

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for thematic material, violence, disturbing images, some nudity and sexual references.

Replicas Holdings LLC - [Production Co.]

Spinning Man

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Spinning Man is a 2018 Sweden thriller by Simon Kaijser.
Starring Odeya Rush, Pierce Brosnan and Guy Pearce. IMDb

Rated R for some language including sexual references.

Lionsgate Premiere

Summary Notes

Contemporary Thriller - A "happily married" professor, known for having many affairs with students, becomes the prime suspect when a young woman is found murdered.

Still/born

Poster Stillborn 2017 Brandon Christensen

  MPAA
R rated
  Still/born is a 2017 Canada horror thriller by Brandon Christensen.
Starring Christie Burke, Jesse Moss and Rebecca Olson. IMDb

Rated R for disturbing images, some violence and language.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

Mary, a new mother gives birth to two twins but only one of them is alive. While taking care of her remaining child, Adam, she suspects that something, a supernatural entity, has chosen her child and will stop at nothing to take it from her.

Trew Calling

Poster Trew Calling 2016 Greg Robbins

  MPAA
PG-13
  Trew Calling is a 2016 USA comedy by Greg Robbins.
Starring Kevin Sizemore, Tracey B Wilson and Brooke Elliott. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some language.

S&G Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

My name is Trew; this is the story of how I got a visit from the almighty and he asks me to write down everything he says. Its simple He spoke, I freaked, the unbelievable happened.

 

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Fast Color

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Fast Color is a 2018 USA Sci-Fi thriller by Julia Hart.
Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Strathairn and Lorraine Toussaint. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence and brief strong language.

LD Entertainment

Summary Notes

A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.

Honey: Rise Up and Dance

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for suggestive content and some language.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment LLC

Saving Faith

  MPAA
G rated
  Rated G

Grindstone Entertainment Group

We Are Stronger

Poster Stronger 2017 Robin B Murray

  MPAA
PG-13
  We Are Stronger is a 2017 USA drama by Robin B Murray.
Starring Ulises Larramendi, Angela Sweet and Justina Page. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material and brief bloody war images.

Reflective Media Productions

Summary Notes

Master Sergeant Victor Raphael is nearing the end of his military career when an explosion in Afghanistan leaves him injured. Back home, he is thrust into battle once again, but he hasn't been trained for this type of warfare. With his career behind him and painful physical therapy ahead, he finds himself without a purpose and in a war with his own mind. Having spent years with with an ocean between them, his wife, Michelle, is distant and their marriage seems to be held together only by her sense of duty. From leading troops into battle to being unable to leave the house, Vic finds himself isolated in more ways than he ever thought possible, until the unexpected happens. Through the help of two kids and some unlikely heroes, Vic must face the trauma and the wounds on his soul to save his marriage and to help his fellow brother in need. To succeed he must discover the true source of strength and realize he can't do it alone if he is going to win this war and emerge stronger.

You Were Never Really Here

 

  MPAA
G rated
  You Were Never Really Here is a 2017 UK / France / USA mystery thriller by Lynne Ramsay.
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov and Alessandro Nivola. IMDb

Rated G

Amazon Studios

Summary Notes

A missing teenage girl. A brutal and tormented enforcer on a rescue mission. Corrupt power and vengeance unleash a storm of violence that may lead to his awakening.

 

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Dabka: The Pirates of Somalia

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language throughout, drug content, and brief strong violence.

Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp

Every Day

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for thematic content, language, teen drinking, and suggestive material.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.

The Executioners

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for sequences of disturbing violence including rape and sexual material, and for nudity and language.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Gone Are the Days

Poster Gone Are the Days 2018 Mark Landre Gould

  MPAA
R rated
  Gone Are the Days is a 2018 USA western by Mark Landre Gould.
Starring Danny Trejo, Tom Berenger and Lulu Wilson. IMDb

Rated R for violence, language, some drug material and nude images.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

Gone Are the Days follows the story of notorious outlaw, Taylon Flynn. Aged, ill, and unable to reconcile the man he was to who he has become, Flynn is hell-bent on exiting this life in a blaze of glory. His plans go awry upon the discovery of the sordid life his estranged daughter is forced to live. To save her, he must summon the inner demons he purged long ago, and finds that redemption is a hard road to travel.

In the Fade

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some disturbing images, drug use, and language including sexual references.

Magnolia Pictures

Ismael's Ghosts

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for sexuality including some graphic nudity, language, and brief strong violence

Magnolia Pictures

Kings

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, sexual content/nudity, and language throughout.

Orchard, The

Paddington 2

 

  MPAA
PG
  Paddington 2 is a 2017 UK / France family animation comedy by Paul King.
Starring Brendan Gleeson, Sally Hawkins and Ben Whishaw. IMDb

Rated PG for some action and mild rude humor.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.

Paws P.i.

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for some mild action and rude humor.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

The Post

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for language and brief war violence.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Poster Star Wars the Last Jedi 2017 Rian Johnson

  MPAA
PG-13
  Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a 2017 USA action Sci-Fi fantasy by Rian Johnson.
Starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Mark Hamill. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Summary Notes

Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past.

Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for action and some rude humor.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

 

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12 Strong

Poster 12 Strong 2018 Nicolai Fuglsig

  MPAA
R rated
  12 Strong is a 2018 USA action war drama by Nicolai Fuglsig.
Starring Chris Hemsworth, Elsa Pataky and Taylor Sheridan. IMDb

Rated R for war violence and language throughout.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

The True Story of the Army's Special Forces "Green Berets", who within weeks responded to the 9-11 attack. Green Berets and AFSOC took over the country and allowed other Special Forces and the rest of the conventional military to begin the real war.

Acts of Violence

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, language throughout, sexuality/nudity and drug material.

Lionsgate Premiere

Big Fish & Begonia

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Big Fish & Begonia is a 2016 China animation by Xuan Liang (as Liang Xuan) and Chun Zhang (as Zhang Chun).
Starring Guanlin Ji, Guangtao Jiang and Shih-Chieh King. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and brief nudity.

Shout! Factory

Summary Notes

It is a world within our world, yet unseen by any human, and the beings here control time and tide and the changing of the seasons. On the day Chun turns sixteen, she is transformed into a dolphin to explore the human world. She is rescued from a vortex by a human boy at the cost of his own life. Chun is so moved by the boy's kindness and courage that she decides to give him life again. But to do this, she must protect the boy's soul, a tiny fish, and nurture it to grow. Through adventure and sacrifice, love grows, yet now she must release him back to the sea, back to life in the human world.

Crazy Rich Asians

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Crazy Rich Asians is a 2018 USA comedy by Jon M Chu.
Starring Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh and Henry Golding. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some suggestive content and language.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

The story follows Rachel Chu (Wu), an American-born Chinese economics professor, who travels to her boyfriend Nick's (Golding) hometown of Singapore for his best friend's wedding. Before long, his secret is out: Nick is from a family that is impossibly wealthy, he's perhaps the most eligible bachelor in Asia, and every single woman in his ultra-rarefied social class is incredibly jealous of Rachel and wants to bring her down.

The Death of Stalin

Poster Death of Stalin 2017 Armando Iannucci

  MPAA
R rated
  The Death of Stalin is a 2017 France / UK historical comedy biography by Armando Iannucci.
Starring Olga Kurylenko, Jason Isaacs and Steve Buscemi. IMDb

Rated R for language throughout, violence and some sexual references.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.

Down a Dark Hall

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Down a Dark Hall is a 2017 USA fantasy thriller by Rodrigo Cortés.
Starring AnnaSophia Robb, Uma Thurman and Isabelle Fuhrman. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content, terror and violence, some language including a sexual reference, and smoking.

Summit Entertainment, LLC

Summary Notes

Kit Gordy, a new student at the exclusive Blackwood Boarding School, confronts the institution's supernatural occurrences and dark powers of its headmistress.

Foxtrot

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some sexual content including graphic images, and brief drug use.

Sony Pictures Classics

Gringo

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language throughout, violence and sexual content.

Amazon Studios

Molly's Game

Poster Mollys Game 2017 Aaron Sorkin

  MPAA
R rated
  Molly's Game is a 2017 USA biography by Aaron Sorkin.
Starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba and Kevin Costner. IMDb

Rated R for language, drug content and some violence.

STX Entertainment

Summary Notes

Molly Bloom a beautiful, young, Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.

Monsters at Large

Poster Monsters at Large 2017 Jason Murphy

  MPAA
PG
  Monsters at Large is a 2017 USA family film by Jason Murphy.
Starring Mischa Barton, Stephen Tobolowsky and Austin St John. IMDb

Rated PG for some action and rude humor.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Pacific Rim Uprising

Poster Pacific Rim Uprising 2018 Steven S Deknight

  MPAA
PG-13
  Pacific Rim Uprising is a 2018 China / USA action Sci-Fi adventure by Steven S DeKnight.
Starring Scott Eastwood, Adria Arjona and John Boyega. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language.

Universal Studios

Summary Notes

Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Stratton

Poster Stratton 2017 Simon West

  MPAA
R rated
  Stratton is a 2017 UK action thriller by Simon West.
Starring Connie Nielsen, Tom Felton and Gemma Chan. IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, and language.

Momentum Pictures LLC

Summary Notes

A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.

A Wrinkle in Time

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for thematic elements and some peril.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

 

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Anders Manor

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Anders Manor is a 2018 USA horror by Jonathon Schermerhorn.
Starring Christina Robinson, Rachel True and Kevin Nash. IMDb

Rated R for horror violence, language including sexual references, and some drug use.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Anything

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language throughout, sexual references and some drug material.

Anything Film, Inc. - [Production Co.]

Going Places

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for strong sexual content, language throughout and brief nudity.

GP Movie, Inc. - [Production Co.]

Hostiles

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for strong violence, and language.

Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures

Pottersville

Poster Pottersville 2017 Seth Henrikson

  MPAA
PG-13
  Pottersville is a 2017 USA comedy by Seth Henrikson.
Starring Christina Hendricks, Judy Greer and Ron Perlman. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for suggestive material, some drug references and thematic elements.

Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp

Summary Notes

The plot centers on Maynard (Shannon), a beloved local businessman who is mistaken for the legendary Bigfoot during an inebriated romp through town in a makeshift gorilla costume. The sightings set off an international Bigfoot media spectacle and a windfall of tourism dollars for a simple American town hit by hard times.

The Rider

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language and drug use.

Sony Pictures Classics

The Sandman

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some violence and bloody images.

Lionsgate

Slumber

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some disturbing material, and language.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

A Star is Born

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language throughout, some sexuality/nudity and substance abuse.

Warner Bros. Pictures

 

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Battlecreek

Poster Battlecreek 2017 Alison Eastwood

  MPAA
R rated
  Battlecreek is a 2017 USA romance by Alison Eastwood.
Starring Bill Skarsgĺrd, Paula Malcomson and Claire van der Boom. IMDb

Rated R for language, some sexual references, brief nudity and a scene of violence.

Hannover House

Summary Notes

Henry is a loner, living with his overprotective mother in a small Southern town called Battlecreek. Henry has a rare sun disease and must avoid sunlight. He lives his life at night -- hanging out at the diner, working the night shift at the gas station and swimming in the creek under the moonlight. Henry doesn't know who he is or what he wants, until he meets Alison. When Alison's car breaks down in Battlecreek, she answers the "help wanted" sign at the diner to pay for the repair. Henry is immediately drawn to the mysterious girl. Alison shows Henry that he can live a life he thought impossible, even at the cost of losing his mom and freeing him from his past.

The Clapper

 

  MPAA
R rated
  The Clapper is a 2017 USA comedy by Dito Montiel.
Starring Amanda Seyfried, Leah Remini and Ed Helms. IMDb

Rated R for language and some sexual references.

Momentum Pictures LLC

Summary Notes

15 minutes of fame destroys the life of a man who works as a clapper in television.

First Reformed

 

  MPAA
R rated
  First Reformed is a 2017 USA thriller by Paul Schrader.
Starring Amanda Seyfried, Ethan Hawke and Michael Gaston. IMDb

Rated R for some disturbing violent images.

Ferrocyanide, Inc. - [Production Co.]

Summary Notes

A former military chaplain is wracked by grief over the death of his son. Mary is a member of his church whose husband, a radical environmentalist, commits suicide, setting the plot in motion.

Honored

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Honored is a 2018 USA drama by Elissa Down.
Starring Meghan Rienks, Sasha Pieterse and Karrueche Tran. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for crude sexual material, thematic elements, alcohol use, language and brief nudity - all involving teens.

Lionsgate

Summary Notes

At the start of high school, Piper, Sophie, Isabella and Honor think they will be best friends forever, so they sink a time capsule in the lake with a list of things they want to do before graduation. By senior year, they have gone their separate ways. Piper has turned into the class clown, party girl who never passes up a drink. Sophie pledges to stay a virgin until she is married and has created a purity app. Isabella is the feminist femme fatale who's the editor of a zine. And Honor is the pride and joy of the community. Her dream of being a professional ballerina is taking off. But when tragedy strikes, the former BFFs must reunite, break open the capsule and complete the pre-graduation bucket list.

The Hurricane Heist

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  The Hurricane Heist is a 2018 USA action thriller by Rob Cohen.
Starring Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace and Ryan Kwanten. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sequences of gun violence, action, destruction, language and some suggestive material.

Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures

Summary Notes

Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.

Loveless

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for strong sexuality, graphic nudity, language and a brief disturbing image.

Sony Pictures Classics

The Meg

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  The Meg is a 2018 USA action Sci-Fi horror by Jon Turteltaub.
Starring Ruby Rose, Jason Statham and Rainn Wilson. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for action/peril, bloody images and some language.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Five years ago, expert sea diver and Naval Captain Jonas Taylor encountered an unknown danger in the unexplored recesses of the Mariana Trench that forced him to abort his mission and abandon half his crew. Though the tragic incident earned him a dishonorable discharge, what ultimately cost him his career, his marriage and any semblance of honor was his unsupported and incredulous claims of what caused it - an attack on his vessel by a mammoth, 70-foot sea creature, believed to be extinct for more than a million years. But when a submersible lies sunk and disabled at the bottom of the ocean - carrying his ex-wife among the team onboard - he is the one who gets the call. Whether a shot at redemption or a suicide mission, Jonas must confront his fears and risk his own life and the lives of everyone trapped below on a single question: Could the Carcharodon Megalodon - the largest marine predator that ever existed - still be alive ... and on the hunt?

Small Town Crime

Poster Small Town Crime 2017 Eshom Nelms and Ian Nelms

  MPAA
R rated
  Small Town Crime is a 2017 USA thriller by Eshom Nelms and Ian Nelms.
Starring John Hawkes, Octavia Spencer and Robert Forster. IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexual references.

Saban Films LLC

Summary Notes

An alcoholic ex-cop (Hawkes) finds the body of a young woman and, through an act of self-redemption, becomes hell-bent on finding the killer but unwittingly puts his family in danger and gets caught up with several dark characters along the way.

Where Love Found Me

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for thematic content and some violence.

Inspired Family Entertainment

 

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68 Kill

Poster 68 Kill 2017 Trent Haaga

  MPAA
R rated
  68 Kill is a 2017 USA crime comedy romance by Trent Haaga.
Starring Matthew Gray Gubler, AnnaLynne McCord and Alisha Boe. IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody violence, sexual content and language throughout, some drug use and brief nudity.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

It started with a couple dead bodies and $68,000 in stolen cash. Chip Taylor's girlfriend Liza had the perfect plan to rip off her rich sugar daddy. It should have been an easy in and out kind of deal. Nobody would get hurt and they would come out of it with enough loot to solve their problems. But things started going wrong as soon as they were inside the rich man's house, and for Chip it was only the beginning of the longest, most terrifying ride of his life.

The Aftermath

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for sexual content/nudity, and violence including some disturbing images.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

All the Money in the World

Poster All the Money in the World 2017 Ridley Scott

  MPAA
R rated
  All the Money in the World is a 2017 USA crime historical mystery by Ridley Scott.
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Spacey and Michelle Williams. IMDb

Rated R for language, some violence, disturbing images and brief drug content.

Sony Pictures Releasing

Summary Notes

Rome, 1973. Masked men kidnap a teenage boy named

Bad Samaritan

Poster Bad Samaritan Dean Devlin

  MPAA
R rated
  Bad Samaritan is a USA drama by Dean Devlin.
Starring David Tennant, Robert Sheehan and Kerry Condon. IMDb

Rated R for violence, language throughout, some drug use and brief nudity.

Electric Distribution

Summary Notes

A pair of burglars stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home they intended to rob.

Daddy's Home 2

Poster Daddys Home 2 2017 Sean Anders

  MPAA
PG-13
  Daddy's Home 2 is a 2017 USA comedy by Sean Anders.
Starring Linda Cardellini, Mark Wahlberg and Mel Gibson. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for suggestive material and some language.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Summary Notes

Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Poster Film Stars Dont Die in Liverpoo 2017 Paul Mcguigan

  MPAA
R rated
  Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool is a 2017 UK romance by Paul McGuigan.
Starring Jamie Bell, Annette Bening and Vanessa Redgrave. IMDb

Rated R for language, some sexual content and brief nudity.

Sony Pictures Classics

Summary Notes

A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady.

The Greatest Showman

Poster Greatest Showman 2017 Michael Gracey

  MPAA
PG
  The Greatest Showman is a 2017 USA musical music biography by Michael Gracey.
Starring Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson and Hugh Jackman. IMDb

Rated PG for thematic elements including a brawl.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Summary Notes

Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Lady Bird

Poster Lady Bird 2017 Greta Gerwig

  MPAA
R rated
  Lady Bird is a 2017 USA comedy by Greta Gerwig.
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Odeya Rush and Kathryn Newton. IMDb

Rated R for language, sexual content, brief graphic nudity and teen partying.

A24

Summary Notes

The adventures of a young woman living in Northern California for a year.

Mary and the Witch's Flower

Poster Meari To Majo No Hana 2017 Hiromasa Yonebayashi

  MPAA
PG
  Mary and the Witch's Flower is a 2017 Japan animation adventure by Hiromasa Yonebayashi.
Starring Hana Sugisaki, Ryűnosuke Kamiki and Yűki Amami. IMDb

Rated PG for some action and thematic elements.

GKIDS

Summary Notes

A young girl, lives with relatives. Following two cat she encounters a strange flower, a flower that grants magical powers and picks it to take it home. Then later, with the help of one of the cats, she finds a broom. The other cat is missing. Our heroine, not knowing what it is, has the flower squished between her hands. Upon touching the broom it begins to move, it takes her to a strange new place. Once she arrives a little creature chastises her for crashing into the broom stands. The creature guides her to the "university". On he tour she meets two foreboding characters. The Doctor, and the Matriarch. On the tour she sees animals in cages, screaming. She feels something bad is going on and when allowed in the Matriarch's home she steals a book. She is caught but gives up a note to hide it. The note says the location of a boy who is captured and will be used as an experiment. Who this kidnapping she's guided to her grandmothers home, which gives us information about why this is ...

Phantom Thread

Poster Phantom Thread 2017 Paul Thomas Anderson

  MPAA
R rated
  Phantom Thread is a 2017 USA drama by Paul Thomas Anderson.
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville and Camilla Rutherford. IMDb

Rated R for language.

Focus Features, LLC

Summary Notes

Set in the glamour of 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.

 

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Latest classification decisions


Link Here 18th October 2017
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Armed

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, language throughout including some sexual references, and for graphic nudity.

GVN Releasing, LLC

Conor Mcgregor: Notorious

  notorious

  MPAA
R rated
  Conor Mcgregor: Notorious is a 2017 Ireland documentary by Gavin Fitzgerald.
Starring José Aldo, Dee Devlin and Nate Diaz. IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and some brutal sports violence.

Trafalgar Releasing

Summary Notes

CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS, filmed over the course of 4 years, is a gripping access-all- areas account of McGregor's personal and professional journey from claiming benefits and living in his mum's spare room with his girlfriend to claiming multiple championship belts and 9-figure pay packets. Featuring exclusive interviews, unprecedented access and fight footage, this is the ultimate behind-the- scenes look at a sporting icon and his meteoric rise.

Hangman

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violent content, bloody images, and language.

Saban Films LLC

Honor Up

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, drug use, pervasive language, and some sexual references.

Lionsgate

Jumanji: Welcome To the Jungle

Poster Jumanji Welcome To the Jungle 2017 Jake Kasdan

  MPAA
PG-13
  Jumanji: Welcome To the Jungle is a 2017 USA family action comedy by Jake Kasdan.
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for adventure action, suggestive content and some language.

Columbia Pictures

Summary Notes

In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they'll be stuck in the game forever, to be played by others without break.

Justice League

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Lizzie

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence and grisly images, nudity, a scene of sexuality and some language.

Goldfinch Borden, Inc - [Production Co.]

Monster Family

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for some rude humor and thematic elements.

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC

Soldado

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for strong violence, bloody images, and language.

Columbia Pictures

The Tribes of Palos Verdes

Poster Tribes of Palos Verdes 2017 Brendan Malloy and Emmett Malloy

  MPAA
R rated
  The Tribes of Palos Verdes is a 2017 USA drama by Brendan Malloy and Emmett Malloy.
Starring Maika Monroe, Cody Fern and Jennifer Garner. IMDb

Rated R for drug use, language throughout and some sexual content.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

When the Mason family moves to idyllic Palos Verdes, Calif., the father, Phil, loves it but the mother, Sandy, feels out of place among the fake tans and tennis skirts. Phil and Sandy's daughter, Medina, is a loner and outcast at school, while her charismatic brother, Jim, is effortlessly popular. When Medina and Jim take up surfing, they must prove their right to share the waves with the tough Bayboys gang that monopolizes their stretch of beach.

 

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Latest classification decisions


Link Here 11th October 2017
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2497, 11 October 2017

Breakable You

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Breakable You is a 2017 USA comedy drama by Andrew Wagner.
Starring Holly Hunter, Tony Shalhoub and Alfred Molina. IMDb

Rated R for some strong sexual content, and for language.

SONY PICTURES WORLDWIDE ACQUISITIONS INC.

Summary Notes

The film follows the Wellers, A dynamic New York City family as they come to terms with themselves and each other.

Ferdinand

Poster Ferdinand 2017 Carlos Saldanha

  MPAA
PG
  Ferdinand is a 2017 USA family animation comedy by Carlos Saldanha.
Starring Kate McKinnon, David Tennant and John Cena. IMDb

Rated PG for rude humor, action and some thematic elements.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Summary Notes

Ferdinand, is a a giant bull with a big heart. he is mistaken for a dangerous beast and is captured and torn from his home and family. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team for the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can't judge a bull by its cover.

Genesis: Paradise Lost

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for thematic elements.

Fathom Events

The Insult

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language and some violent images.

Cohen Media Group

Looking For Grace

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some sexuality and brief strong language.

monterey media inc.

Roman J. Israel, Esq.

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for language and some violence.

Columbia Pictures

Thor: Ragnarok

Poster Thor Ragnarok 2017 Taika Waititi

  MPAA
PG-13
  Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 USA action Sci-Fi adventure by Taika Waititi.
Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive material.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Summary Notes

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

Turtle Tale

Poster Turtle Tale 2015 Luc Campeau

  MPAA
PG
  Turtle Tale is a 2015 USA family film by Luc Campeau.
Starring Noah Schnacky, Mary Rachel Dudley and Isaiah McCaffrey. IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

TURTLE TALE is inspired by events that took place at the George C. McGough Nature Park in Largo, Florida - the story of JR the OWL as witnessed and told by the nature park's first inhabitants, 'THE TURTLES'. The turtles, HANK, RAFI and GOLIATH, and their community live in a beautiful pond with nice clean water, lots of food and are witnesses to all the events of the park as they get ready for another busy summer camp season, never suspecting what is about to happen at the park and to themselves.

 

  Weekly US Ratings from the MPAA...

Latest classification decisions


Link Here 4th October 2017
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2496, 04 October 2017

Beyond Skyline

Poster Beyond Skyline 2016 Liam Odonnell

  MPAA
R rated
  Beyond Skyline is a 2016 Singapore / USA action Sci-Fi film by Liam O'Donnell.
Starring Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic and Jonny Weston. IMDb

The film was edited in the US prior to release. It was MPAA R rated for sequences of bloody sci-fi violence, and language throughout.

The MPAA noted:

EDITED FOR RE-RATE. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM R RATED VERSION BULLETIN #2452 (11/23/2016). ONLY THIS VERSION IS RATED. NO CHANGE IN RATING OR RATING REASON.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

A tough-as-nails detective embarks on a relentless pursuit to free his son from a nightmarish alien warship.

Dolphins

  MPAA
G rated
  Rated G

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

I Love You, Daddy

 

  MPAA
R rated
  I Love You, Daddy is a 2017 USA comedy by Louis CK.
Starring Pamela Adlon, George Aloi and Rose Byrne. IMDb

Rated R for crude sexual content, language throughout and brief drug use.

Orchard, The

Summary Notes

When a successful television writer's daughter becomes the interest of an aging filmmaker with an appalling past, he becomes worried on how to handle the situation.

I, Tonya

 

  MPAA
R rated
  I, Tonya is a 2017 USA sport biography by Craig Gillespie.
Starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan and Mckenna Grace. IMDb

Rated R for pervasive language, violence, and some sexual content/nudity.

Miramax Films

Summary Notes

Competitive ice skater

Insidious: The Last Key

Poster Insidious the Last Key 2018 Adam Robitel

  MPAA
PG-13
  Insidious: The Last Key is a 2018 Canada / USA horror mystery thriller by Adam Robitel.
Starring Josh Stewart, Javier Botet and Spencer Locke. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic content, violence and terror, and brief strong language.

Universal Pictures

Summary Notes

Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet - in her own family home.

Kill Another Day

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for horror violence, and for language throughout.

Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp

Let There Be Light

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for some thematic material including alcohol and drug issues.

Atlas Distribution Company

Mayhem

 

Poster Mayhem 2017 Joe Lynch

  MPAA
Unrated
  Mayhem is a 2017 USA action horror by Joe Lynch.
Starring Steven Yeun, Samara Weaving and Steven Brand. IMDb

Previously MPAA R rated for bloody violence, pervasive language, some sexuality/nudity and drug use but the producers surrendered the R rating and decided to go MPAA Unrated.

The MPAA noted:

THE "R" RATING FOR THE FILM "MAYHEM" (C.A.R.A. CERTIFICATE NUMBER 50802, BULLETIN NO. 2494 (9/20/17) HAS BEEN SURRENDERED. THIS FILM IS UNRATED AS OF 9/29/17.

Rage LLC

Summary Notes

Matias Caruso penned the script, which tells the story of a virus that infects a corporate law office on the day attorney Derek Saunders (Yeun) is framed by a co-worker and wrongfully fired. The infection is capable of making people act out their wildest impulses. Trapped in the quarantined building, our hero is forced to savagely fight tooth and nail for not only his job but his life. Info from variety

My Friend Dahmer

Poster My Friend Dahmer 2017 Marc Meyers

  MPAA
G rated
  My Friend Dahmer is a 2017 USA crime horror biography by Marc Meyers.
Starring Anne Heche, Vincent Kartheiser and Ross Lynch. IMDb

Rated G

FilmRise

Summary Notes

Before Jeffrey Dahmer became a notorious serial killer, he was a shy, alcoholic teen who never quite fit in. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Derf Backderf, this is the true, haunting story of Jeffrey Dahmer in high school.

Revolt

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence including some grisly images.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Rise of the Footsoldier 2

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for pervasive language, brutal violence, drug use, sexual content and nudity.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

The Strange Ones

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some disturbing violent images, and brief sexual material.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

 

  Weekly US Ratings from the MPAA...

Latest classification decisions


Link Here 27th September 2017
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2495, 27 September 2017

Better Watch Out

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for disturbing violent content, language throughout, crude sexual references, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens.

Well Go USA, Inc

The Breadwinner

 

Poster Breadwinner 2017 Nora Twomey

  MPAA
PG-13
  The Breadwinner is a 2017 Canada / Ireland / Luxembourg children's cartoon by Nora Twomey.
Starring Saara Chaudry, Laara Sadiq and Shaista Latif. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic material including some violent images.

NOTE: INTENDING TO APPEAL TO THE C.A.R.A. APPEALS BOARD (Presumably seeking a PG rating).

GKIDS

Summary Notes

A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

Brennan

Poster Brennan 2016 David Leo Schultz As David Schu

  MPAA
PG-13
  Brennan is a 2016 USA drama by David Leo Schultz (as David Schultz).
Starring Mel Fair, Tade Adepoyibi and Laura Orrico. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic content, smoking and some language.

Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp

Summary Notes

Based on the life of author, war veteran, one-time franciscan priest and unconventional evangelist Brennan Manning. A stranger agrees to give Brennan a ride home to New Orleans in order to save his marriage.

Christmas Wedding Planner

Poster Christmas Wedding Planner 2017 Justin G Dyck

  MPAA
PG
  Christmas Wedding Planner is a 2017 Canada romance by Justin G Dyck.
Starring Jocelyn Hudon, Stephen Huszar and Rebecca Dalton. IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Summary Notes

Wedding Planner, Kelsey Wilson, is about to have her big break: planning her beloved cousin's lavish and exclusive wedding. Everything is going smoothly until Connor McClane, a devilishly handsome private investigator, shows up and turns Kelsey's world upside-down. Hired by a secret source, Connor quickly disrupts the upcoming nuptials but wins Kelsey's heart in the process.

Father Figures

 

Poster Father Figures 2017 Lawrence Sher

  MPAA
R rated
  Father Figures (aka Bastards) is a 2016 USA comedy by Lawrence Sher.
Starring JK Simmons, Owen Wilson and Katie Aselton. IMDb

Summary Notes

Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

Rated R for language and sexual references throughout.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM R RATED VERSION BULLETIN #2436 (8/3/2016). ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED. NO CHANGE IN RATING OR RATING REASON.

Maybe this refers to a re-titling from Bastards to Father Figures

Warner Bros. Pictures

Just Getting Started

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for language, suggestive material and brief violence.

BGP Releasing LLC

Murder on the Orient Express

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for violence and thematic elements.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Primal Rage

Poster Primal Rage the Legend of Ohma Patrick Magee

  MPAA
R rated
  Primal Rage is a USA horror by Patrick Magee.
Starring Casey Gagliardi, Andrew Joseph Montgomery and Eloy Casados. IMDb

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, language, and brief sexuality.

Blue Fox Entertainment

Summary Notes

Lost deep in the forest of the Pacific Northwest, Ashley and Max Carr are stalked by a terrifying creature that might be Bigfoot. Soon they find themselves embroiled in a strange land of Native American myth and legend turned real. Hopelessly trying to survive, with a handful of unsavory locals, they must fight back against this monster in a desperate battle of life or death.

Shock and Awe

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Shock and Awe is a 2017 USA thriller by Rob Reiner.
Starring Milla Jovovich, James Marsden and Jessica Biel. IMDb

Rated R for language including some sexual references.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM R RATED VERSION BULLETIN #2475 (5/10/2017). ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED. NO CHANGE IN RATING OR RATING REASON.

Shock and Awe, LLC

Summary Notes

A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."

Sierra Burgess is a Loser

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Sierra Burgess is a Loser is a 2018 USA comedy by Ian Samuels.
Starring Chrissy Metz, Lea Thompson and Shannon Purser. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sexual references, language, teen partying and thematic material.

SB 2015 LLC - [Production Co.]

Summary Notes

A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.

Singularity

  MPAA
PG-13
  Singularity is a 2015 Belgium / India / Australia action Sci-Fi romance by Roland Joffé.
Starring Josh Hartnett, Mahesh Jadu and Tamsin Egerton. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

An epic, sweeping and riveting tale of an impossible love set across two time periods and continents.

Snowman

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for grisly images, violence, some language, sexuality and brief nudity.

Universal Studios

The Square

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language, some strong sexual content, and brief violence.

Magnolia Pictures

The Star

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for some thematic elements.

Columbia Pictures

Sweet Virginia

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, some strong sexuality, language, and drug use.

IFC Films

Trafficked

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for disturbing violent content including sexual assaults, language, and some drug use.

Epic Pictures Releasing, LLC

Tully

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language and some sexuality/nudity.

Sierra/Affinity, LLC

 

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Fifty Shades Freed


Link Here 21st September 2017
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2494, 21 September 2017

Acts of Vengeance

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence and language.

Saban Films LLC

The Ballad of Lefty Brown

Poster Ballad of Lefty Brown 2017 Jared Moshe

  MPAA
R rated
  The Ballad of Lefty Brown is a 2017 USA western by Jared Moshe.
Starring Bill Pullman, Peter Fonda and Joseph Lee Anderson. IMDb

Rated R for violence and some language.

A24

Summary Notes

A coming-of-age Western for a 65 year old man.

Coco

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for thematic elements.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Dark Crimes

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for strong and disturbing violent/sexual content including rape, graphic nudity, and language.

Saban Films LLC

Day of the Dead: Bloodline

  MPAA
G rated
  Rated G

Millennium Films

Fifty Shades Freed

  fifty shades freed

  MPAA
R rated
  Fifty Shades Freed is a 2018 USA drama by James Foley.
Starring Arielle Kebbel, Tyler Hoechlin and Dakota Johnson. IMDb

Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, and language.

Universal Studios

Summary Notes

The third installment of the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy.

Gotti

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for strong violence and pervasive language.

Lionsgate Premiere

Jawbone

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Jawbone is a 2017 UK action sport drama by Thomas Q Napper.
Starring Ian McShane, Ray Winstone and Michael Smiley. IMDb

Rated R for language throughout.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

A former youth boxing champion, Jimmy McCabe (Johnny Harris), is a man in search of hope but looking in all the wrong places. When he hits rock bottom he turns to his childhood boxing club and the only family he has left: gym owner Bill corner man Eddie and promoter Joe. Back in training, years after anyone thought he was a contender, he risks his life, as he tries to stand tall and regain his place in the world.

Lean on Pete

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Lean on Pete is a 2017 UK adventure drama by Andrew Haigh.
Starring Travis Fimmel, Chloë Sevigny and Steve Buscemi. IMDb

Rated R for language and brief violence.

A24

Summary Notes

The film follows fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of the year. As the son of a single father working in warehouses across the Pacific Northwest, stability is hard to find. Hoping for a new start they move to Portland, Oregon where Charley takes a summer job, with a washed-up horse trainer, and befriends a failing racehorse named Lean on Pete.

The Man Who Invented Christmas

Poster Man Who Invented Christmas 2017 Bharat Nalluri

  MPAA
PG
  The Man Who Invented Christmas is a 2017 Ireland / Canada comedy biography by Bharat Nalluri.
Starring Dan Stevens, Jonathan Pryce and Christopher Plummer. IMDb

Rated PG for thematic elements and some mild language.

Bleecker Street

Summary Notes

The Man Who Invented Christmas tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from "A Christmas Carol." Directed by Bharat Nalluri (MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY), the film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today.

Mayhem

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for bloody violence, pervasive language, some sexuality/nudity and drug use.

Rage LLC - [Production Co.]

Moses and the Ten Commandments: The Movie

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for thematic material and some violence.

Cinemark

Oro

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for brutal violence, a rape, some sexuality and nudity.

Sony Pictures Releasing

Permanent

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for crude sexual references, language and thematic elements.

Magnolia Pictures

 

  Weekly US Ratings from the MPAA...

Blood Feast


Link Here 13th September 2017
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2493, 13 September 2017

The Akron Holy War

Poster Akron Holy War 2017 Anthony Fanelli

  MPAA
PG
  The Akron Holy War is a 2017 USA documentary by Anthony Fanelli.
Starring Christopher Albanese, Willie McGee and Ralph Paonessa. IMDb

Rated PG for language.

Aphotic Productions

Summary Notes

The Akron Holy War chronicles the storied high school football rivalry between two Akron, Ohio parochial powerhouses and the city that embraces them. Documenting nearly 60 years of history, the film also takes you inside of both schools (Archbishop Hoban and St. Vincent St. Mary), in the locker rooms and on the field during the week leading up to and culminating in 2016's game. The Akron Holy War depicts the true emotion of the game, on and off of the field, told exclusively from the people who have lived it. Whether you were involved in the first game in 1959 or last year, the sentiment holds true: The Akron Holy War is 48 minutes that lasts a lifetime.

A Bad Moms Christmas

Poster Bad Moms Christmas 2017 Jon Lucas and Scott Moore

  MPAA
R rated
  A Bad Moms Christmas is a 2017 China / USA action comedy adventure by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore.
Starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn. IMDb

Rated R for crude sexual content and language throughout, and some drug use.

STX Entertainment

Summary Notes

Amy, Carla, and Kiki struggle to cope when their respective mothers visit for the holidays.

Behind the Walls

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for horror violence and some language.

Dual Visions

Blade of the Immortal

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for bloody violence and carnage throughout.

Magnolia Pictures

Blood Feast

 

Poster Blood Feast 2016 Marcel Walz

  MPAA
R rated
  Blood Feast is a 2016 Germany / USA horror by Marcel Walz.
Starring Robert Rusler, Caroline Williams and Sophie Monk. IMDb

Rated R for strong sadistic violence and gore, language including sexual references, nudity and some drug content.

It took 4 submissions to the MPAA before the film was judged to have cut sufficiently for an MPAA R rating.

Big Hat Enterprises, Inc.

Summary Notes

Fuad Ramses and his family have moved from the United States to France, where they run an American diner. Since business is not going too well, Fuad also works night shifts in a museum of ancient Egyptian culture. During these long, lonely nights he is repeatedly drawn to a statue representing the seductive ancient goddess ISHTAR. He becomes more and more allured by the goddess as she speaks to him in visions.

 

Bullet Head

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, bloody images, language, some drug use and nudity.

Millennium Films

Cops and Robbers

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language and some violence.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Darkest Hour

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for some thematic material.

Focus Features, LLC

Faces Places

Poster Visages Villages 2017 Jr and Agns Varda

  MPAA
PG
  Faces Places is a 2017 France documentary by JR and Agnčs Varda.
Starring Jean-Luc Godard, JR and Laurent Levesque. IMDb

Rated PG for brief nude images and thematic elements.

Cohen Media Group

Summary Notes

Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

Flatliners

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for violence and terror, sexual content, language, thematic material, and some drug references.

Columbia Pictures

Golden Exits

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Golden Exits is a 2017 USA drama by Alex Ross Perry.
Starring Emily Browning, Craig Butta and Jason Grisell. IMDb

Rated R for some language and sexual references.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Inc.

Summary Notes

An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.

Human Flow

Poster Human Flow 2017 Ai Weiwei

  MPAA
PG-13
  Human Flow is a 2017 Germany documentary by Ai Weiwei.
Starring Israa Abboud, Hiba Abed and Rami Abu Sondos. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic material including a disturbing image.

Amazon Studios

Summary Notes

Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact. Captured over the course of an eventful year in 23 countries, the film follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretches across the globe in countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, and Turkey. Human Flow is a witness to its subjects and their desperate search for safety, shelter and justice: from teeming refugee camps to perilous ocean crossings to barbed-wire borders; from dislocation and disillusionment to courage, endurance and adaptation; from the haunting lure of lives left ...

Live Like Line

 

  MPAA
PG
  Live Like Line is a 2017 USA drama by Sean McNamara.
Starring Helen Hunt, Erin Moriarty and Danika Yarosh. IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements.

LD Entertainment Three Pennies Found LLC

Summary Notes

After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.

A Very Country Christmas

Poster Very Country Christmas 2017 Justin G Dyck

  MPAA
PG
  A Very Country Christmas is a 2017 Canada romance by Justin G Dyck.
Starring Greyston Holt, Bea Santos and Greg Vaughan. IMDb

Rated PG for some mild language.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Summary Notes

Jeanette Williams is a busy single parent, trying to make the best life for her and her daughter. With no time to follow current celebrity gossip, Jeanette is unaware of when a Country superstar returns to their small town to escape the intrusive paparazzi and the chaos of fame. A chance meeting between the two have them both letting their guards down and opening their hearts to the possibility of romance.

 


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