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Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Latest ratings


Link Here24th May 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2834, 15 May 2024

50 Km/h

50 Km/h is a 2024 Italy comedy by Fabio De Luigi
Starring Simone Baldasseroni, Stefano Accorsi and Fabio De Luigi IMDb

Rated R for language, some drug use and sexual material.

Sony Pictures Releasing

Alimañas

Rated R for language.

Sony Pictures Releasing

Before Dawn

Rated R for war violence and language.

Well Go USA, Inc.

Classified

Classified is a 2024 US action thriller by Roel Reiné
Starring Aaron Eckhart, Tim Roth and Abigail Breslin IMDb

Rated R for violence and language.

Saban Films LLC

Summary Notes

A career CIA hitman who's been solely using the classified section of various newspapers to receive his orders suddenly discovers that his division's actually been shut down for years.

 

Empire Waist

Empire Waist is a 2024 US comedy drama by Claire Ayoub
Starring Missi Pyle, Rainn Wilson and Jolene Purdy IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, suggestive material, teen partying and some language.

Blue Fox Entertainment

Summary Notes

Follows a group of teens who overcome societal bias and through inclusive fashion design and friendship.

Fly Me To the Moon

Fly Me To the Moon is a 2024 US/UK comedy romance by Greg Berlanti
Starring Scarlett Johansson, Woody Harrelson and Channing Tatum IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some strong language, and smoking.

Columbia Pictures

Summary Notes

Marketing maven Kelly Jones wreaks havoc on launch director Cole Davis's already difficult task. When the White House deems the mission too important to fail, Jones is directed to stage a fake moon landing as back-up.

In the Lost Lands

In the Lost Lands is a 2024 Germany/Canada/US action fantasy by Paul W.S. Anderson
Starring Milla Jovovich, Dave Bautista and Arly Jover IMDb

Rated R for violence.

Constantin Film - [Production Co.]

Summary Notes

A sorceress travels to the Lost Lands in search of a magical power that allows a person to transform into a werewolf.

Inside Out 2

Inside Out 2 is a 2024 US/Japan animation comedy by Kelsey Mann
Starring Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith and Lewis Black IMDb

Rated PG for some thematic elements.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Summary Notes

Follow Riley, in her teenage years, encountering new emotions.

 

Juror #2

Juror #2 is a 2024 US thriller by Clint Eastwood
Starring Leslie Bibb, Nicholas Hoult and Zoey Deutch IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violent images and strong language.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Family man Justin Kemp who, while serving as a juror in a high profile murder trial, finds himself struggling with a serious moral dilemma...one he could use to sway the jury verdict and potentially convict-or free-the wrong killer.

The Killer

Rated R for strong/bloody violence and language.

Universal Studios

A Real Pain

A Real Pain is a 2024 US comedy drama by Jesse Eisenberg
Starring Kieran Culkin, Jesse Eisenberg and Olha Bosova IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and some drug use.

Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

Mismatched cousins David and Benji reunite for a tour through Poland to honor their beloved grandmother. The adventure takes a turn when the odd-couple's old tensions resurface against the backdrop of their family history.

 

Red One

Red One is a 2024 US action comedy by Jake Kasdan
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Kiernan Shipka and Chris Evans IMDb

Rated PG-13 for action, some violence, and language.

Amazon Studios

Summary Notes

After a shocking abduction from the North Pole, the Commander of the E.L.F. Task Force must partner with the world's most infamous bounty hunter to save Christmas.

Running on Empty

Rated R for language and sexual content.

Lionsgate

Storm Crashers

Rated PG for action/peril.

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Latest ratings


Link Here16th May 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2833, 08 May 2024
 

Architecton

Architecton is a 2024 Germany/France/US documentary by Victor Kossakovsky
Starring Michele De Lucchi IMDb

Rated G

A24

Summary Notes

An extraordinary journey through the material that makes up our habitat: concrete and its ancestor, stone.

 

Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F

Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F is a 2024 US action comedy by Mark Molloy
Starring Kevin Bacon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Eddie Murphy IMDb

Rated R for language throughout, violence and brief drug use,

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills after his daughter life is threatened for a family reunion that includes old pals John Taggart and Billy Rosewood to uncover a conspiracy.

Blink Twice

Blink Twice is a 2024 US crime comedy drama by Zoë Kravitz
Starring Adria Arjona, Kyle MacLachlan and Christian Slater IMDb

Rated R for strong violent content, sexual assault, drug use and language throughout, and some sexual references.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.

Summary Notes

When tech billionaire Slater King meets cocktail waitress Frida at his fundraising gala, he invites her to join him and his friends on a dream vacation on his private island. As strange things start to happen, Frida questions her reality.

Boneyard

Boneyard is a 2024 US action thriller by Asif Akbar
Starring Mel Gibson, Nora Zehetner and Brian Van Holt IMDb

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

Summary Notes

Inspired by the true events of a serial killer that may still be out there today.

Lionsgate

 

The Fabulous Four

The Fabulous Four is a 2024 US comedy by Jocelyn Moorhouse
Starring Bruce Greenwood, Susan Sarandon and Megan Mullally IMDb

Rated R for some sexual material, drug use and language.

Bleecker Street

Summary Notes

It tells the story of two friends who travel to be bridesmaids in a surprise wedding of their college girlfriend.

A Family Affair

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, partial nudity and some strong language.

Netflix, Inc.

Joy

Rated PG-13 for thematic material, brief strong language, some sexual references and surgery images.

Netflix, Inc.

Kinds of Kindness

Kinds of Kindness is a 2024 Ireland/UK comedy drama by Yorgos Lanthimos
Starring Emma Stone, Jesse Plemons and Willem Dafoe IMDb

Rated R for strong/disturbing violent content, strong sexual content, full nudity and language.

Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

A man seeks to break free from his predetermined path, a cop questions his wife's demeanor after her return from a supposed drowning, and a woman searches for an extraordinary individual prophesied to become a renowned spiritual guide.

Meanwhile on Earth

Rated R for some violent content and language.

Metrograph Pictures

 

Poolman

Poolman is a 2023 US comedy mystery by Chris Pine
Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Chris Pine and Danny DeVito BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated R for some language and brief sexuality.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

Follows a hapless dreamer and would-be philosopher who spends his days looking after the pool of the Tahitian Tiki apartment block in sunny LA. When he uncovers the greatest water heist, he does what he can to protect his precious LA.

Spellbound

Rated PG for thematic elements and some action/peril.

Netflix, Inc.

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Faces of Death, Only Seven Days, Rebel Moon Director's Cut


Link Here5th May 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2832, 01 May 2024

Between the Temples

Between the Temples is a 2024 US comedy by Nathan Silver
Starring Jason Schwartzman, Carol Kane and Dolly De Leon IMDb

Rated R for language and some sexual references.

Sony Pictures Classics

Summary Notes

A cantor in a crisis of faith finds his world turned upside down when his grade school music teacher re-enters his life as his new adult Bat Mitzvah student.

 

Crescent City

Crescent City is a 2024 US crime thriller by RJ Collins
Starring Terrence Howard, Esai Morales and Nicky Whelan IMDb

Rated R for violence, grisly images, language throughout and sexual content.

Lionsgate

Summary Notes

A small town in the south is ravaged by a serial killer, with everyone being a suspect including the police.

Faces of Death

Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, sexual content, nudity, language and drug use.

Legendary Entertainment

Federer: Twelve Final Days

Rated R for some language.

Prime Video Sports

 

Here

Here is a 2024 US drama by Robert Zemeckis
Starring Tom Hanks, Kelly Reilly and Michelle Dockery IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic material, some suggestive material, brief strong language and smoking.

Century UK Productions - [Production Co.]

Summary Notes

From the reunited director, writer, and stars of FORREST GUMP, HERE is an original film about multiple families and a special place they inhabit. The story travels through generations, capturing the human experience in its purest form.

If

Rated PG for thematic elements and mild language.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

 

Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths Part Three

Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths Part Three is a 2024 US animation drama
Starring Katee Sackhoff, Mark Hamill and Dean Winters IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violence and language.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Warner Bros. Pictures

Kill

Rated R for violence, and language throughout.

Saban Films LLC Well Go USA, Inc.

Lumina

Lumina is a 2024 Canada/US Sci-Fi thriller by Gino McKoy
Starring Eric Roberts, Andrea Tivadar and Emily Hall IMDb

Rated R for some language and violent content.

Goldove Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

An unplanned trip goes wrong..

 

My Penguin Friend

My Penguin Friend is a 2024 Brazil/US children's drama by David Schurmann
Starring Jean Reno, Adriana Barraza and Rochi Hernández IMDb

Rated PG for thematic content.

Roadside Attractions LLC

Summary Notes

Inspired by a true story; an enchanting adventure about a lost penguin rescued from an oil spill, who transforms the life of a heartbroken fisherman. They soon become unlikely friends, so bonded that even the vast ocean cannot divide them.

Only Seven Days

Only Seven Days is a 2024 France horror thriller by Marcel Walz
Starring Jenna Jameson, Michael Paré and Courtney Stodden IMDb

Rated R for bloody violence and language throughout.

Vantage Media International, LLC

Summary Notes

Trapped beneath a museum after an earthquake, a group's fight for survival intensifies with the approach of a full moon, a missing moonstone, and the chilling revelation that one among them is a werewolf: They've got only seven days.

Possum Trot

Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving child abuse, some violence, language and brief suggestive material.

Angel Studios

Rebel Moon

Rebel Moon is a 2023 US/Hungary/Sweden/Denmark/UK action adventure drama by Zack Snyder
Starring Cleopatra Coleman, Sofia Boutella and Charlie Hunnam BBFC link 2020 IMDb

The Director's cut was rated R for brutal bloody violence and gore, sexual content, graphic nudity and language.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

When a peaceful colony on the edge of a galaxy finds itself threatened by the armies of a tyrannical ruling force, a mysterious stranger living amongst its villagers becomes their best hope for survival.

Watchers

Rated PG-13 for violence, terror and some thematic elements.

New Line Cinema

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Companion, The Exorcism, Oddity, Psycho Killer, The Strangers: Chapter 1


Link Here28th April 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2831, 24 April 2024

Companion

Companion is a 2024 US Sci-Fi horror thriller by Drew Hancock
Starring Jack Quaid, Lukas Gage and Rupert Friend IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, sexual content, and language throughout.

New Line Cinema

The Exorcism

  • The Georgetown Project

The Exorcism is a 2023 US horror thriller by M.A. Fortin, Joshua John Miller
Starring Russell Crowe, Sam Worthington and Samantha Mathis IMDb

The film was edited prior to release but both versions were MPA R rated for language, some violent content, sexual references and brief drug use.

Summary Notes

A troubled actor begins to unravel while shooting a horror film. His estranged daughter wonders if he's slipping back into his past addictions or if there's something more sinister at play.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM R RATED VERSION, BULLETIN #2786 (6/7/2023). NO CHANGE IN RATING OR RATING DESCRIPTOR. ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is a 2024 Australia action adventure by George Miller
Starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth and Angus Sampson IMDb

Rated R for sequences of strong violence, and grisly images.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

The origin story of renegade warrior Furiosa before her encounter and teamup with Mad Max.

 

Good One

Good One is a 2024 US drama by India Donaldson
Starring Lily Collias, Sumaya Bouhbal and Valentine Black IMDb

Rated R for language.

Metrograph Pictures

Summary Notes

During a weekend backpacking trip in the Catskills, 17-year-old Sam navigates the clash of egos between her father and his oldest friend.

The Little Mermaid

Rated R for language, some violence and brief nudity.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

 

My Old Ass

My Old Ass is a 2024 US comedy by Megan Park
Starring Maisy Stella, Aubrey Plaza and Percy Hynes White IMDb

Rated R for language throughout, drug use and sexual material.

Amazon MGM Studios

Summary Notes

Elliott Labrant, who has been advised by her future self not to fall in love, is sure she can do so after being given the advice. That is, until she meets the boy her older self warned her about.

 

Oddity

Oddity is a 2024 Ireland horror thriller by Damian Mc Carthy
Starring Gwilym Lee, Carolyn Bracken and Tadhg Murphy IMDb

Rated R for some bloody images/gore and language.

IFC Films Shudder

Summary Notes

Uncovering the truth behind sister's death with the help of wooden mannequin.

 

Psycho Killer

Psycho Killer is a 2024 France/US crime horror thriller by Gavin Polone
Starring Georgina Campbell, Logan Miller and James Preston Rogers IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody violence, strong sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use and language.

New Regency Productions, Inc.

Summary Notes

A police officer tracks a killer after her husband, a highway patrolman, becomes one of his victims.

The Strangers: Chapter 1

The Strangers: Chapter 1 is a 2024 US horror by Renny Harlin
Starring Madelaine Petsch, Gabriel Basso and Rachel Shenton BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated R for horror violence, language and brief drug use.

Summary Notes

After their car breaks down in an eerie small town, a young couple are forced to spend the night in a remote cabin. Panic ensues as they are terrorized by three masked strangers who strike with no mercy and seemingly no motive.

Lionsgate

Summer Camp

Rated PG-13 for sexual material, strong language and some underage smoking.

Roadside Attractions LLC

Treasure

Rated R for some language.

Bleecker Street

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

The Last Breath, Refuge


Link Here19th April 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2830, 17 April 2024

Boonie Bears: Time Twist

Boonie Bears: Time Twist is a 2024 China animation by Lin Yongchang
Starring Joseph S. Lambert and Tan Xiao IMDb

Rated PG for violence, action and thematic elements.

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC

Summary Notes

When Vick gets a chance to start his life again as a logger, he must save his friends by embarking on an adventure through time and space.

 

The Last Breath

The Last Breath is a 2024 thriller by Joachim Hedén
Starring Julian Sands, Alexander Arnold and Jack Parr BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated R for language and bloody/grisly images.

Summary Notes

A group of old college friends reunite on a Caribbean scuba diving trip exploring the wreckage of a WWII battleship and find themselves trapped inside the underwater labyrinth of rusted metal surrounded by great white sharks.

RLJE Films

The Last Stop in Yuma County

The Last Stop in Yuma County is a 2023 US crime thriller by Francis Galluppi
Starring Jim Cummings, Jocelin Donahue and Richard Brake IMDb

Rated R for violence and language.

Well Go USA, Inc.

Summary Notes

While stranded at a rural Arizona rest stop, a traveling salesman is thrust into a dire hostage situation by the arrival of two bank robbers with no qualms about using cruelty-or cold, hard steel-to protect their bloodstained fortune.

Refuge

Refuge is a 2023 Bulgaria/US horror by Renny Harlin
Starring Jason Flemyng, Raza Jaffrey and Johanna Harlin IMDb

Rated R for violent content, suicide, language and some sexual content.

Summary Notes

Sergeant Rick Pedroni, who comes home to his wife Kate changed and dangerous after suffering an attack by a mysterious force during combat in Afghanistan.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Ride

Rated R for drug content and some violence.

Well Go USA, Inc.

 

Slingshot

Slingshot is a 2024 Hungary/Indonesia/US Sci-Fi thriller by Mikael Håfström
Starring Casey Affleck, Laurence Fishburne and David Morrissey IMDb

Rated R for language and some violence/bloody images.

Bleecker Street

Summary Notes

An astronaut struggles to maintain his grip on reality aboard a possibly fatally compromised mission to Saturn's moon, Titan.

Super/man: The Christopher Reeve Story

Super/man: The Christopher Reeve Story is a 2024 US biography by Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui
Starring Christopher Reeve IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some strong language and thematic elements.

CNN Films DC Studios HBO Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Reeve's rise to becoming a film star, follows with a near-fatal horse-riding accident in 1995 that left him paralyzed from the neck down. After which he became an activist for spinal cord injury treatments and disability rights.

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, Maxxxine


Link Here14th April 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2829, 10 April 2024

Dark Feathers: Dance of the Geisha

Rated PG-13 for violence, suicide, sexual material and some strong language.

Hannover House, Inc.

Fancy Dance

Fancy Dance is a 2023 US drama by Erica Tremblay
Starring Lily Gladstone, Isabel Deroy-Olson and Ryan Begay IMDb

Rated R for language, some drug content and sexual material.

Apple Films Ltd

Summary Notes

Following her sister's disappearance, a Native American hustler kidnaps her niece from the child's white grandparents and sets out for the state powwow in hopes of keeping what is left of their family intact.

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes is a 2024 US action film by Wes Ball
Starring Freya Allan, Kevin Durand and William H. Macy IMDb

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

20th Century Studios

Summary Notes

Many years after the reign of Caesar, a young ape goes on a journey that will lead him to question everything he's been taught about the past and make choices that will define a future for apes and humans alike.

 

Kneecap

Kneecap is a 2024 Ireland comedy drama by Rich Peppiatt
Starring Móglaí Bap, Mo Chara and DJ Próvai IMDb

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

Sony Pictures Classics

Summary Notes

When fate brings Belfast teacher JJ into the orbit of self-confessed 'low life scum' Naoise and Liam Og, the needle drops on a hip hop act like no other. Rapping in their native Irish, they lead a movement to save their mother tongue.

Maxxxine

Maxxxine is a 2023 US/New Zealand/Canada horror by Ti West
Starring Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Monaghan and Mia Goth IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, gore, sexual content, graphic nudity, language and drug use.

A24

Summary Notes

Follows Maxine, who was the only survivor of the bloody incidents of X, as she continues her journey towards fame to be an actress in 1980s Los Angeles.

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare is a 2024 US/UK/Turkey action drama by Guy Ritchie
Starring Henry Cavill, Alan Ritchson and Alex Pettyfer IMDb

Rated R for strong violence throughout and some language.

Lionsgate

Summary Notes

The British military recruits a small group of highly skilled soldiers to strike against German forces behind enemy lines during World War II.

School of Magical Animals 2

Rated PG for some rude material and language.

Blue Fox Entertainment

War of the Worlds

Rated PG-13 for some sci-fi action/violence, strong language and bloody images.

Universal Studios

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Latest ratings


Link Here3rd April 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2828, 03 April 2024

The Alto Knights

Rated R for violence and pervasive language.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Back To Black

Back To Black is a 2024 France/UK/US music biography by Sam Taylor-Johnson
Starring Marisa Abela, Eddie Marsan and Jack O'Connell BBFC link 2020 IMDb

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

Focus Features LLC

Summary Notes

The life and music of Amy Winehouse, through the journey of adolescence to adulthood and the creation of one of the best-selling albums of our time.

Blitz

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including some racism, violence, some strong language, brief sexuality and smoking.

Apple Films Ltd

The Commandant's Shadow

Rated PG-13 for thematic content involving the Holocaust, some disturbing images, and smoking.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Deer Camp '86

Rated R for bloody violence, some gore, pervasive language, and crude/sexual material.

Creative Alley Pictures

 

Hard Home

Hard Home is a 2024 US thriller by James Bamford
Starring Andrew Howard, Simone Kessell and Rosie Day IMDb

Rated R for violence, bloody images and language.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Summary Notes

A vengeful mother, shattered by the loss of her daughter, becomes the hunter when she turns the tables on the killer and lures him into her home. The killer finds himself ensnared in a twisted game of revenge, navigating the dark corridors of her high-tech home as he desperately ...

Joker: Folie À Deux

Rated R for some strong violence, language throughout, some sexuality, and brief full nudity.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Protocol-7

Protocol-7 is a 2024 US thriller by Andrew Wakefield
Starring Rachel G. Whittle, Matthew Marsden and Josh Murray IMDb

Rated R for some language.

Abramorama

Summary Notes

With the catastrophic regression of her adopted son, Lexi, a small-town lawyer, is confronted with the reality of corporate fraud at the highest level. Will she hold a massive corporation accountable in this true whistleblower story?

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Shadow Land, Arcadian


Link Here31st March 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2827, 27 March 2024

Absence of Eden

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

Roadside Attractions LLC Vertical Entertainment LLC

 

Americana

Americana is a 2023 US action comedy by Tony Tost
Starring Sydney Sweeney, Paul Walter Hauser and Zahn McClarnon IMDb

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

Lionsgate

Summary Notes

The lives of local outsiders and outcasts violently intertwine when a rare Lakota Ghost shirt falls onto the black market in a small South Dakota town.

Arcadian

Arcadian is a 2024 Canada/US/Ireland action horror thriller by Benjamin Brewer
Starring Nicolas Cage, Jaeden Martell and Maxwell Jenkins IMDb

Rated R for bloody images.

RLJE Films

Summary Notes

A father and his twin teenage sons fight to survive in a remote farmhouse at the end of the end of the world.

 

Dandelion

Dandelion is a 2024 US romance by Nicole Riegel
Starring Thomas Doherty, KiKi Layne and Melanie Nicholls-King IMDb

Rated R for sexuality/nudity and language.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

It follows a singer-songwriter in a downward spiral as she takes a last effort gig at a motorcycle rally in South Dakota where she meets Casey, a guitarist who walked away from his dream long ago.

 

Gracie and Pedro: Pets To the Rescue

Gracie and Pedro: Pets To the Rescue is a 2024 US/South Africa/Canada animation comedy by Kevin Donovan, Gottfried Roodt
Starring Bill Nighy, Brooke Shields and Danny Trejo IMDb

Rated PG for mild action/peril and rude material.

Second Chance Productions LLC

Summary Notes

Gracie and Pedro are family pets with nothing in common. Gracie is a snobby, purebred pooch who considers herself "Best in Show", while Pedro is a brazen, rescue cat, preferring his dinner fresh from the trash. After the family undertakes a big move, Gracie and Pedro's brawling d...

 

Rez Ball

Rez Ball is a 2024 US sport drama by Sydney Freeland
Starring Jessica Matten, Devin Sampson Craig and Amber Midthunder IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including suicide, teen drug/alcohol use, language and some crude references.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

Chuska Warriors, a Native American high school basketball team from Chuska, New Mexico that must band together after losing their star player, if they want to keep their quest for a state championship alive.

Thelma

Rated PG-13 for strong language.

Magnolia Pictures

Tyler Perry's Divorce in the Black

Rated R for language, some sexual content and violence.

Amazon MGM Studios

 

Verona

Verona is a 2024 US/Canada music romance by Timothy Scott Bogart
Starring Rupert Everett, Jason Isaacs and Rebel Wilson IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violence, bloody images and suggestive material.

Hero Entertainment Partners, LLC

Summary Notes

Based on the real story that inspired Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, follows the greatest love story of all time, set as an original pop musical.

 

MPAA Bulletin 2826, 20 March 2024
 

Babes

Babes is a 2024 US family comedy by Pamela Adlon
Starring Shola Adewusi, Sandra Bernhard and Michelle Buteau IMDb

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

NEON

Summary Notes

It tells the story of Eden who becomes pregnant from a one-night-stand and leans on her married best friend and mother of two to guide her.

The Dead Don't Hurt

The Dead Don't Hurt is a 2023 Mexico/Canada/Denmark western drama by Viggo Mortensen
Starring Vicky Krieps, Viggo Mortensen and Solly McLeod IMDb

Rated R for violence, some sexuality and language.

Shout Studios

Summary Notes

Set in the 1860s, the fiercely independent French Canadian Vivienne Le Coudy embarks on a relationship with Danish immigrant Holger Olsen.

Despicable Me 4

Despicable Me 4 is a 2024 US animation comedy by Chris Renaud, Patrick Delage
Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Joey King IMDb

Rated PG for action and rude humor.

Universal Studios

Summary Notes

Gru, Lucy, Margo, Edith, and Agnes welcome a new member to the family, Gru Jr., who is intent on tormenting his dad. Gru faces a new nemesis in Maxime Le Mal and his girlfriend Valentina, and the family is forced to go on the run.

A Forgotten Man

Rated R for brief full nudity.

Sovereign Film Distribution Limited

Hard Miles

Hard Miles is a 2023 US sport drama by R.J. Daniel Hanna
Starring Matthew Modine, Sean Astin and Leslie David Baker IMDb

Rated PG-13 for strong language, thematic content, suggestive references and some teen drinking.

Blue Fox Entertainment

Summary Notes

A prison social worker assembles a cycling team of teenage convicts and takes them on a transformative 1,000-mile ride. Inspired by the life of Greg Townsend and the Ridgeview Academy cycling team.

The Image of You

The Image of You is a 2024 US thriller by Jeff Fisher
Starring Nestor Carbonell, Mira Sorvino and Sasha Pieterse BBFC link 2020 IMDb

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

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Summary Notes

Follows identical twins Anna and Zoe. When Anna meets a stock trader, she thinks he's perfect, but Zoe doesn't trust him, so she sets out to discover the truth about him.

The Keeper

Rated R for some language.

LAMA Distribution LLC

Montauk

Montauk is a USA thriller by Bob Yari.
Starring Kenneth Kieler and Senria Nath and Alyvia Bush. IMDb

Rated R for some violence.

Ascending Media Group

Summary Notes

A Top Secret Building owned by the CIA is doing illegal test on homeless people and children of Montauk, New York so Peter Anderson, a mid-40's Police Chief that struggles with depression, will have to work together with a homeless veteran to shut down the project.

Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa

Mountain Queen: The Summits of Lhakpa Sherpa is a 2023 US documentary by Lucy Walker
Starring Shiny Dijmarescu, Sunny Dijmarescu and Lhakpa Sherpa IMDb

Rated R for some language.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

A single mother working as a dishwasher who has another life as record-breaking mountain climber.

The Pet Investigators

Rated PG for some rude material, thematic material and mild violence.

Plaion Entertainment

Presence

Rated R for violence, drug material, language, sexuality and teen drinking.

Apparitions Incorporated - [Production Co.]

 

Shadow Land

Shadow Land is a 2024 horror IMDb

Rated R for violence and language.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Spy X Family Code: White (dubbed)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, language and smoking.

Crunchyroll Sony Pictures Entertainment

Spy X Family Code: White (subtitled)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, language and smoking.

Crunchyroll Sony Pictures Entertainment

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Tarot, Cuckoo, It's What's Inside, The 4:30 Movie, Latency


Link Here28th March 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2825, 13 March 2024
 

The 4:30 Movie

The 4:30 Movie is a 2024 US comedy by Kevin Smith
Starring Justin Long, Jason Lee and Kate Micucci IMDb

Rated R for sexual content.

NOTE: INTENDING TO APPEAL TO THE C.A.R.A. APPEALS BOARD.

Saban Films LLC

Summary Notes

A group of teens in the 1980s spend the day theater-hopping.

Bull Street

Bull Street is a 2024 US drama by Lynn Dow
Starring Loretta Devine, Amy Madigan and Malynda Hale IMDb

Rated R for some language and drug use.

Bull Street The Movie LLC

Summary Notes

A woman faces the battle of her life when her estranged father's family tries to evict her and her grandmother from the only home she has ever known.

Cuckoo

Cuckoo is a 2024 Germany/US horror mystery thriller by Tilman Singer
Starring Hunter Schafer, Dan Stevens and Jessica Henwick IMDb

Rated R for violence, bloody images, language and brief teen drug use.

NEON

Summary Notes

A 17-year old girl is forced to move with her family to a resort where things are not what they seem.

The Domino Revival

The Domino Revival is a 2023 US documentary by Mike Signorelli
Starring Mark Driscoll, Alexander Pagani and Isaiah Saldivar IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic material.

Amazon Prime Video Google Play Vudu

Summary Notes

It takes audiences on a special journey with Mike Signorelli and the revivalists to a pivotal time in the country's history.

The Forge

The Forge is a 2024 US drama by Alex Kendrick
Starring Karen Abercrombie, Priscilla C. Shirer and Ben VanderMey IMDb

Rated PG for thematic elements.

Sony Pictures Releasing

Summary Notes

After graduating from high school without any plans for the future, Isaiah receives a push to start making better life decisions.

 

It's What's Inside

It's What's Inside is a 2024 US comedy horror by Greg Jardin
Starring Alycia Debnam-Carey, Madison Davenport and Brittany O'Grady IMDb

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

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

A pre-wedding party descends into an existential nightmare when an estranged friend shows up with a mysterious suitcase.

 

Latency

Latency is a 2023 US/Thailand action horror thriller by James Croke
Starring Sasha Luss and Alexis Ren IMDb

Originally MPA R rated for language and some violent content. The film was cut prior to release and then was MPA PG-13 rated for strong language, some violent content and terror.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM R RATED VERSION, BULLETIN #2806 (10/25/2023). CHANGE IN RATING AND RATING DESCRIPTOR. ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED.

Lionsgate

Summary Notes

When Hana, a professional gamer who suffers from acute agoraphobia, receives new equipment that enhances her game, she begins to wonder if it is reading her mind - or controlling it.

 

A Tree Fell in the Woods

A Tree Fell in the Woods is a 2024 US drama by Nora Kirkpatrick
Starring Kevin Pollak, Jen Tullock and Blake Berris IMDb

Rated R for sexual content and language.

Snow Falling LLC - [Production Co.]

Summary Notes

This plot is being kept under wraps.

 

Will & Harper

Will & Harper is a 2024 US documentary by Josh Greenbaum
Starring Will Ferrell and Harper Steele IMDb

Rated R for language.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

In this intimate portrayal of friendship, transition, and America, Will Ferrell and his close friend of thirty years decide to go on a cross-country road trip to explore a new chapter in their relationship.

 

MPAA Bulletin 2824, 06 March 2024

Boonie Bears: Guardian Code

Boonie Bears: Guardian Code is a 2023 China animation by Yongchang Lin, Heqi Shao
Starring Bingjun Zhang, Wei Zhang and Xiao Tan BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated PG for action, violence and thematic material.

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC

Summary Notes

Briar and Bramble lose their mother at a very young age due to mysterious circumstances. Many years later, when an older female bear shows up on the scene, the Bear Brothers are determined to find out the truth once and for all.

End of the Rope

End of the Rope is a 2023 US crime mystery by Charlie Griak
Starring Joseph Gray, Chris Bylsma and Nick Saxton IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violent content and language.

Saban Films LLC Well Go USA, Inc.

Summary Notes

When a family mysteriously disappears from the town of Schafer, North Dakota, suspicion lands on a sociopathic farmhand. Based on the true story of the infamous Charles Bannon case of 1931.

The Garfield Movie

The Garfield Movie is a 2024 UK/US animation comedy by Mark Dindal
Starring Chris Pratt, Samuel L. Jackson and Hannah Waddingham IMDb

Rated PG for action/peril and mild thematic elements.

Columbia Pictures

Summary Notes

Garfield is about to go on a wild outdoor adventure. After an unexpected reunion with his long-lost father - the cat Vic - Garfield and Odie are forced to abandon their pampered life to join Vic in a hilarious, high-stakes heist.

 

The Instigators

The Instigators is a 2024 US crime mystery drama by Doug Liman
Starring Matt Damon, Paul Walter Hauser and Hong Chau IMDb

Rated R for pervasive language and some violence.

Apple

Summary Notes

Follows two robbers who must go on the run with the help of one of their therapists after a theft doesn't go as planned.

 

My Spy the Eternal City

My Spy the Eternal City is a 2024 US action comedy by Peter Segal
Starring Dave Bautista, Anna Faris and Kristen Schaal IMDb

Rated PG-13 for violence/action, some strong language, suggestive references, teen drinking, and a nude sculpture.

Amazon Studios

Summary Notes

It follows a teenage Sophie as she convinces JJ to chaperone her school trip where they both end up as pawns in an international terrorist plot targeting CIA Chief, David Kim and his son, Collin - who is Sophie's best friend.

Tarot

Tarot is a 2024 US horror by Spenser Cohen, Anna Halberg
Starring Avantika, Olwen Fouéré and Jacob Batalon IMDb

Rated PG-13 for horror violence, terror, bloody images, some strong language and drug content.

Screen Gems

Summary Notes

When a group of friends recklessly violates the sacred rule of Tarot readings they unknowingly unleash an unspeakable evil trapped within the cursed cards. One by one, they come face to face with fate and end up in a race against death.

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Don't Move, House of Spoils


Link Here19th March 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2823, 28 February 2024

5 Outlaws

5 Outlaws is a 2024 US crime mystery drama by Joey Palmroos, Austen Paul
Starring Eric Roberts, Dallas Hart and Jonathan Peacy IMDb

Rated R for violence and language.

Saban Films LLC Well Go USA, Inc.

Summary Notes

Group of outlaws wake up to their loot bag from their train heist being empty. Each cowboy, hand tight to the bag, hanging on in the middle of the camp starts to interrogate each other on who among them stole the loot. With no witnesses, just the rugged nature, the wild west. Eac...

 

Blackwater Lane

Blackwater Lane is a 2024 UK thriller by Jeff Celentano
Starring Dermot Mulroney, Maggie Grace and Minka Kelly IMDb

Rated PG-13 for violent content, thematic elements involving suicide, sexuality and terror.

Lionsgate

Summary Notes

Late one night a woman drives by a stranded motorist who is later revealed to have been murdered. After a series of terrifying events the woman believes she is the killer's next victim.

Butterfly Tale

Butterfly Tale is a 2023 Canada/Germany children's cartoon by Sophie Roy
Starring Tatiana Maslany, Mena Massoud and Tristan D. Lalla BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated G

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC

Summary Notes

A pair of rival butterflies form an unlikely friendship.

A Cat's Life

A Cat's Life is a 2023 France/Switzerland children's adventure drama by Guillaume Maidatchevsky
Starring Capucine Sainson-Fabresse, Corinne Masiero and Lucie Laurent IMDb

Rated PG for thematic material, some peril and language.

Blue Fox Entertainment

Summary Notes

Follows the journey of Clémence and her kitty, Rroû, as they leave Paris to spend the holidays in the countryside. While there, Rroû enjoys the wildlife and befriends Câline, a white kitten who prowls in the woods.

 

Don't Move

Don't Move is a 2024 US horror thriller by Brian Netto, Adam Schindler
Starring Kelsey Asbille, Finn Wittrock and Daniel Francis IMDb

Rated R for some strong violence and language.

Dont Move UT, LLC - [Production Co.]

Summary Notes

It follows a seasoned killer as he injects a grieving woman with a paralytic agent. She must run, fight and hide before her body shuts down.

Duchess

Duchess is a 2024 UK action film by Neil Marshall
Starring Colm Meaney, Sean Pertwee and Colin Egglesfield IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody violent content, pervasive language, some sexual content and brief drug use.

Saban Films LLC Well Go USA, Inc.

Summary Notes

Follows a tough, working-class, petty criminal who morphs into an anti-heroine to be reckoned with in a murky underworld, in the treacherous world of diamond smuggling.

F Marry Kill

Rated R for sexual material, language, some violence and drug use.

Lionsgate

Frank Capra: Mr. America

Frank Capra: Mr. America is a 2023 UK documentary by Matthew Wells
Starring Frank Capra and Tom Rothman IMDb

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, smoking and thematic elements.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Summary Notes

FRANK CAPRA: MR AMERICA tells the story of how Frank Capra, a young immigrant, rose through the ranks of early Hollywood to become one of the Great American storytellers.

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

Rated PG-13 for supernatural action/violence, language and suggestive references.

Columbia Pictures

 

House of Spoils

House of Spoils is a 2024 US horror thriller by Bridget Savage Cole, Danielle Krudy
Starring Marton Csokas, Ariana DeBose and Barbie Ferreira IMDb

Rated R for language and some violent content.

Amazon Studios

Summary Notes

It tells the story of a chef who opens her first restaurant where she battles kitchen chaos, a dubious investor and self doubt, but the pressure heats up thanks to the spirit of the estate's previous owner who threatens to sabotage her.

Sight

Rated PG-13 for violence and thematic material.

Angel Studios

Someone Like You

Someone Like You is a 2024 US romance by Tyler Russell
Starring Sarah Fisher, Jake Allyn and Lynn Collins IMDb

Rated PG for thematic material.

Fathom

Summary Notes

Based on the novel by #1 NYTimes bestselling author Karen Kingsbury, "Someone Like You" is an achingly beautiful love story. After the tragic loss of his best friend, a grieving young architect launches a search for her secret twin sister.

Something in the Water

Rated R for language throughout, some violence and bloody images.

Samuel Goldwyn Films, LLC

Thabo and the Rhino Case

Thabo and the Rhino Case is a 2023 Germany children's mystery by Mara Eibl-Eibesfeldt
Starring Litlhohonolofatso Litlhakayane, Ava Skuratowski and Kumkani Pilonti IMDb

Rated PG for thematic material, mild violence, language, a suggestive reference and brief smoking.

Purdie Distribution

Summary Notes

Thabo (11) wants to become a private detective. If only his home, the small African village, was not the most peaceful Savannah paradise. But things take a sudden turn when a rhino is murdered in the safari park for its horn.

Villains Inc

Rated PG-13 for violence and brief drug material.

Purdie Distribution

Yolo

Rated PG-13 for some sports violence, language, thematic elements involving attempted suicide, smoking and brief suggestive material.

Sony Pictures Releasing

 

MPAA Bulletin 2822, 21 February 2024

America's First Guru

America's First Guru is a 2024 US documentary by Raja Choudhury
Starring Samrat Chakrabarti IMDb

Rated PG for thematic material and smoking images.

Thousand Suns Academy LLC, A

Summary Notes

America's First Guru is the compelling story of how Yoga and Indian Wisdom first entered the popular American conversation in 1893 with the arrival of an Indian monk Swami Vivekananda at the first Parliament of Religions in Chicago

Atlas

Atlas is a 2024 US action adventure drama by Brad Peyton
Starring Sterling K. Brown, Jennifer Lopez and Simu Liu IMDb

Rated PG-13 for strong sci-fi violence, action, bloody images and strong language.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

A bleak-sounding future, where an AI soldier has determined that the only way to end war is to end humanity.

Uproar

Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving racism, strong language, some violence and a crude gesture.

Blue Fox Entertainment

Wicked Little Letters

Wicked Little Letters is a 2023 UK/France historical comedy by Thea Sharrock
Starring Jessie Buckley, Olivia Colman and Timothy Spall BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated R for language throughout and sexual material.

Sony Pictures Classics

Summary Notes

When people in Littlehampton--including conservative local Edith--begin to receive letters full of hilarious profanities, rowdy Irish migrant Rose is charged with the crime. Suspecting that something is amiss, the town's women investigate.

 

 

Weekly US Ratings from the MPA...

Abigail, The First Omen, Monkey Man


Link Here6th March 2024
MPAA Bulletin 2821, 14 February 2024

Abigail

Abigail is a 2024 US/Ireland horror thriller by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
Starring Kathryn Newton, Dan Stevens and Giancarlo Esposito IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore throughout, pervasive language and brief drug use.

Universal Studios

Summary Notes

After a group of criminals kidnap the ballerina daughter of a powerful underworld figure, they retreat to an isolated mansion, unaware that they're locked inside with no normal little girl.

Cordially Invited

Rated R for language throughout and some sexual references.

Amazon Studios

The First Omen

The First Omen is a 2024 US/Italy horror by Arkasha Stevenson
Starring Bill Nighy, Charles Dance and Ralph Ineson IMDb

Rated R for violent content, grisly/disturbing images, and brief graphic nudity.

20th Century Studios

Summary Notes

A young American woman is sent to Rome to begin a life of service to the church, but encounters a darkness that causes her to question her faith and uncovers a terrifying conspiracy that hopes to bring about the birth of evil incarnate.

I Heard the Bells

Rated PG for thematic elements, frightening images, some violence and brief smoking.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Little Wing

Little Wing is a 2024 US sport drama by Dean Israelite
Starring Brian Cox, Kelly Reilly and Brooklynn Prince IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including suicide, brief strong language and suggestive material.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Summary Notes

Follows a 13-year-old girl who is dragged into the world of pigeon racing as she deals with her parents' divorce and the impending loss of her home.

Monkey Man

Monkey Man is a 2023 US/Canada action thriller by Dev Patel
Starring Dev Patel, Sharlto Copley and Sobhita Dhulipala IMDb

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

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM R RATED VERSION, BULLETIN #2806 (10/25/2023). CHANGE IN RATING DESCRIPTOR ONLY. ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED.

The film was previously rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, rape, language throughout, sexual content/nudity and drug use.

So presumably the cuts were to remove the rape.

Universal Studios

Summary Notes

A recently released ex-felon living in India struggles to adjust to a world of corporate greed and eroding spiritual values.

 

Six Triple Eight

Six Triple Eight is a 2024 US war drama by Tyler Perry
Starring Susan Sarandon, Sam Waterston and Dean Norris IMDb

Rated PG-13 for language including racial slurs, thematic material and some war violence.

Netflix, Inc.

Summary Notes

855 women joined the war to fix the three-year backlog of undelivered mail. Faced with discrimination and a country devastated by war, they managed to sort more than 17 million pieces of mail ahead of time.

Unsinkable

Unsinkable is a 2024 US historical drama by Cody Hartman
Starring Karen Allen, Fiona Dourif and Jayne Wisener IMDb

Rated PG for peril, some violence, thematic elements, smoking, and a suggestive reference.

Movies Plus

Summary Notes

The inquiry into the sinking of Titanic.

 

MPAA Bulletin 2820, 07 February 2024

The American Society of Magical Negroes

The American Society of Magical Negroes is a 2024 US comedy fantasy by Kobi Libii
Starring Justice Smith, Zachary Barton and Anthony Coons BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some strong language, suggestive material and thematic material.

Focus Features LLC

Summary Notes

A young man, Aren, is recruited into a secret society of magical Black people who dedicate their lives to a cause of utmost importance: making white people's lives easier.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba

Rated R for violence and bloody images.

Crunchyroll Sony Pictures Entertainment

F Plus

F Plus is a 2024 US children's comedy by Kenny Beaumont
Starring Randy Couture, Tommy Davidson and Jennifer Esposito IMDb

Rated PG for some rude material.

Swen Studios

Summary Notes

A group of young teens plan the perfect heist by breaking into their middle school to change their failing test grades.

Force of Nature: The Dry 2

Force of Nature: The Dry 2 is a 2024 US thriller by Robert Connolly
Starring Eric Bana, Anna Torv and Deborra-Lee Furness IMDb

Rated R for language.

IFC Films

Summary Notes

Five women participate in a hiking retreat but only four come out the other side. Federal agents Aaron Falk and Carmen Cooper head into the mountains hoping to find their informant still alive.

Tarot

Tarot is a 2024 US horror by Spenser Cohen, Anna Halberg
Starring Avantika, Olwen Fouéré and Jacob Batalon IMDb

Rated PG-13 for horror violence, terror, bloody images, some strong language and drug content.

Screen Gems

Summary Notes

When a group of friends recklessly violates the sacred rule of Tarot readings they unknowingly unleash an unspeakable evil trapped within the cursed cards. One by one, they come face to face with fate and end up in a race against death.




 


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