Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Rated "PG" (Updated: Now on MPAA website)
January 07, 2009, 03:42 PM
A new report is online today, stating a rating has been given to the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Rope of Silicon is reporting that the sixth Harry Potter film has been rated PG for
scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality." Update
: This has now appeared on the MPAA website
, with a definite PG rating.
As readers will recall GoF and OotP have both been rated PG-13, with PoA the last PG rated movie in the series.
Thanks to Rope of Silicon and Kyle
WB is probably just as shocked as we are about the rating. The film was made with the intentions of a PG-13 movie, and WB didn’t interfer to have it softened up any at all. This is most likely as much of a shock to them as it is to us.
@ Matt C – That was a few min ago when it wasnt confirmed. PEOPLE, PEOPLE, PEOPLE.. STOP!!!!!! YOU are ASSUMING TOO MUCH!!!! Frankly I think everytime something new about the movie comes out you let off more steam from the delay, well ya know its time to get over the fact that its done with. Or if we dwell on it maybe we are kids that deserve PG ratings. NONE of you know its going to suck. I truely hate the sterotype that just because its PG means its whimpy and childish. Come on! Have faith. From the Trailers and pics it looks like the best movie yet which it probably is because they keep getting better. So just go get a fire distinguisher and put yourselves out, your a little too hot right now.
I don’t know how many more times this has to be said, and I don’t mean to come off insulting, but; THE FILM WAS MADE WITH THE INTENTIONS OF A PG-13 FILM, THEY DIDN’T MAKE IT TRYING TO SOFTEN THINGS FOR THIS PG RATING. THEY MADE IT AS DARK AND VIOLENT AS THEY COULD WITHIN THE RESTRAINTS OF THE PG-13 SYSTEM. THIS RATING HAS MORE TO SAY ABOUT THE MPAA’S STANDARDS THAN ABOUT THE CONTENT OF THE FILM ITSELF.
I am a bit bowled over here, I had Figured HBP as a shoo-win for a PG-13 rating, I pray this doesn’t mean they messed up someof the most important scenes
are you kidding me? HBP, in my opinion, is the darkest and bloodiest and goriest of the series yet! I’m scared now of what they’ve toned down. ARGH.
Even if the decide to change the rating to pg 13 the last 2 would of still been scarier coz they had a dead set straight rating of pg 13 no decisoions to keep it less than that coz it was too scary.by this announcement it has lowered my expectations of number 6 even more :(:( (i hope what i said made any sense to anyone)