Could a PG-15 rating be coming to a theater near you?

Study finds that parents think violent movies are more suitable for children 15 or older.
1:21 | 05/15/18

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Traditionally PG thirteen movies don't show blood or the results of any violence. The children under thirteen are not prohibited from going to one of these films. Even ones were guns or rooms but adults are ultimately in charge of whether or not their child sees a particular film. What do parents think. Researchers in Pennsylvania surveyed 610. Parents to children ages six to seventeen. After showing them 92 clips of four different movies. For the gun violence is rated justified. Or unjustified. More random. Justified films include things like White House down or taken unjustified films included training day York terminator salvation. After watching the clips parents gave their own opinions with the violence justified. What was their own emotional reaction to the scene what age children should be allowed to see it and would they allow their own child to see the movie. Parents it seems are seven times more likely to be okay with the child watching movie with justified violence. But still thought these movies should be seen by kids fifteen or older. As they watched appeared increasingly felt that the violence was normal even though they were disturbed by it. Something to chew on at the movie theater along with the popcorn but his medical minute I'm Jew named Norman ABC news.

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