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"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Receives PG-13 Rating from MPAA

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Posted by: Mel
October 05, 2010, 09:58 PM

The Motion Picture Association of America has given "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" a PG-13 rating for "some sequences of intense action violence and frightening images." It is the third Harry Potter film, after "Goblet of Fire" and "Order of the Phoenix" to have a PG-13 rating.

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" will be released on November 19th. Thanks very much to Brent for the tip!

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yeah, i really didnt think it was getting a rated-R thing, wb would have cut off a big part of their movie-going demographic (young-ish teenagers) but with a topless hermione kissing and that torture scene in mm will definetly not make it pg, so a hard PG-13 rating is fine with me. bring on the intenseness!! :)

Posted by hermy007 on October 06, 2010, 09:04 AM report to moderator
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Doesn’t surprise me, and I think it’s good they don’t try and sacrifice parts of the plot for a lower rating.
Well, we’ll have to wait and see how it turns out even with a PG-13 rating, but yeah ;)

Posted by honigmuffin on October 06, 2010, 09:11 AM report to moderator
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I guess that is why they are going to omit Peter Pettigrew’s death – they really couldn’t get a PG13 with someone being strangled to death.

Posted by Bless_the_children on October 06, 2010, 09:30 AM report to moderator
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I don’t know… they got away with Ron almost chocking to death in HBP.

Posted by supervampy on October 06, 2010, 09:33 AM report to moderator
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yay :D

Posted by KeaHellstorm on October 06, 2010, 10:59 AM report to moderator
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I would have been really concerned if it was only rated PG. I fully expected to have Part 2 rated PG-13 but it is a good sign that Part 1 was so rated as well. Here’s a butterbeer toast that both parts are just what they should be!!!
:)

Posted by AZMMRavenclaw on October 06, 2010, 11:03 AM report to moderator
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I’m glad that it is PG-13. I was kind of shocked when I went into HBP midnight showing and their were toddlers there. Hopefully this will keep parents from bring their real young ones till they have seen the movie.

Posted by Figment on October 06, 2010, 11:34 AM report to moderator
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  • joins AZMMRavenclaw in butterbeer toast **

Yay ! I am SO glad they are keeping to the storyline and not giving in to a Disneyfied production just for the little ones. This book was not meant for 8 year olds and neither are the films.

Posted by Hinkypunkmum on October 06, 2010, 12:06 PM report to moderator
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I am soo sooo glad this is a pg13 rating!!!! I was very dissapointed when HBP was a pg! YAY for pg13!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Rosie016 on October 06, 2010, 12:31 PM report to moderator
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seirously i’m not sure if a 13 years can see someone tortured seriously when i see kid like to have 12 years in cinema and watch a movie with a lot of violence i’m like wtf you should not watch this movie and i do not want to see kid when i’m going to the premiere of harry potter and the deathly hallows

Posted by Lost Northern on October 06, 2010, 12:52 PM report to moderator
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haha I wish it was R for gruesome violence, scenes of death, and rotting woman carcasses filled with giant pythons but ill take this 13 and know that pg13 is a lot more than it used to be

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on October 06, 2010, 12:54 PM report to moderator
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woooo:)
that means they haven’t cut out the scary bits !!!!!! :D:D:D:D
can’t wait

Posted by Harrypotterultrafan on October 06, 2010, 01:12 PM report to moderator
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Yay! 43 days left!
It was expected really after the last 2 movies were a PG-13 and DH has more intense scenes.

Posted by Crazy and Proud on October 06, 2010, 01:55 PM report to moderator
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Just saw this on “Castingcallpro”- a website for actors – Running time for Part 1 is 110 minutes !!!!!!!

See- http://www.uk.castingcallpro.com/film_view.php?uid=26022

Posted by Beazle on October 06, 2010, 02:02 PM report to moderator
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PG13 is good with me! ;) In fact, it’s perfect! No annoying little kids and I can still go! Besides, DH is defenly a PG13 or R book so, yeah.

Posted by hp's dead account on October 06, 2010, 03:19 PM report to moderator
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