G: General Audiences
All Ages Admitted. Nothing that would offend parents for viewing by children.
PG: Parental Guidance Suggested
Some Material May Not Be Suitable for Children. Parents urged to give “parental guidance”. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned
Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for preteenagers.
Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
NC-17: No One 17 and Under Admitted
Clearly adult. Children are not admitted.