The MPAA and Movie Ratings
Joan Graves Interview on the MPAA Movie Rating Process
Joan Graves, Head of the Classification and Rating Administration board of the MPAA, discusses the movie rating process, how board members are chosen, and the difficulties involved in providing consistent and effective rating for parents.
Does the MPAA Review Movie Trailers and Other Movie Advertising?
Does the MPAA Review Movie Trailers and Advertising? Who reviews the movie trailers that appear on TV and before theatrical releases to ensure they are appropriate for all audiences?
What if I Disagree with the MPAA?
Have you ever thought that a movie received an inappropriate rating? Here's how to contact the MPAA and let them know what you think.
What is the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)?
What is the MPAA? We all see the movie ratings provided by the MPAA, but what is the Motion Picture Association of America, and how does it serve the film industry and the consumers who support it?
What Do the MPAA Ratings Mean?
What Do the MPAA Ratings Mean? Find out about the MPAA movie ratings and what they mean. The Rating Board uses these general guidelines when deciding what to rate a movie.
How Are Movie Ratings Decided by the MPAA?
Find out about how the MPAA decides movie ratings for films in America. MPAA movie ratings are decided by the Rating Board, which operates under the MPAA and the NATO.
Motion Picture Association of America
Read about the MPAA and the system used for designating ratings for movies and films.
What do movie ratings mean, and who applies them?
Read an article about the rating board in charge of assigning MPAA ratings to movies and DVDs.
A more in depth explaination of the MPAA ratings and the guidelines that are used to determine the ratings.