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What Happened to the G Rating?

posted by Nell Minow

I’m quoted in this NBC article about the MPAA ratings system and the disappearance of the G-rated movie.

“The G rating has all but disappeared from theatrical releases other than one or two animated films each year,” said Nell Minow, who advises parents about movies as The Movie Mom. “It’s all about money. School-age kids think that G-rated movies are ‘babyish,’ so only Disney can get away with it.”

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