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Should kids under 13 watch "R" rated movies?

amanda 2012/05/01 22:40:01
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  • Queen Katherine 2012/05/02 18:39:35
    Undecided
    Queen Katherine
    It would be hypocritical of me to say no when I've been watching R rated movies since I was a young child.
  • Beat Magnum True Hero 2012/05/02 17:45:04
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    Beat Magnum True Hero
    +1
    Depends on the film itself. American film ratings are goofy sometimes. I've seen a lot of PG-13 movies that are far more childish and suggestive than their R rated counterparts. Sometimes, a film covers something serious: Saving Private Ryan (horror of war) or Schindler's List (the Holocaust) and it shouldn't be watered down at all.
  • Silversnake 2012/05/02 02:52:11
    Undecided
    Silversnake
    +1
    In my family it always depended on the content, not so much how much of it there was. My dad never really minded violence, but nothing with sex in it was acceptable to him
  • flyingseaturtle BN 2012/05/02 02:49:06
    Undecided
    flyingseaturtle BN
    It depends on the movie and on the thirteen year old. Movie ratings are quite arbitrary.
  • Azrael-In GOD we trust 2012/05/02 01:34:01
    no
    Azrael-In GOD we trust
    No-they need to just be kids. They grow up fast enough.
  • Sprout 2012/05/02 00:48:08
    no
    Sprout
    I only let my 12 and 15 year old watch My Cousin Vinny, due to the language it's no different from the way their friends talk.
  • Honeybuns 2012/05/02 00:35:52
    Undecided
    Honeybuns
    Depends on what the parent says and think.But i say yes because kids now grow up fast. Some 9 year olds already have boyfriends or girlfriends. So there is really nothing else to hide .
  • rockyjr5 2012/05/01 23:58:54
    no
    rockyjr5
    I think that they shouldn't watch those kind of movies because they might want to copy anything, and there are too much nasty and violence stuff in those movies.
  • Ian 2012/05/01 23:36:05
    yes
    Ian
    +1
    I did, turned out fine?
  • kayla Ian 2014/02/08 20:19:04
    kayla
    +1
    lol i did 2
  • ʂıoвнaп ♡ 2012/05/01 23:04:26
    Undecided
    ʂıoвнaп ♡
    It really depends on the maturity level of the child and the reason for the R rating. If a movie has just enough swearing, even if it lacks graphic sex or violence, it can be rated R.
    I remember when I was under 13 and I watched R-rated movies at times, and it was okay, not only because I was on the mature side but because the movies mostly only contained swearing or gore.
    Don't underestimate the maturity of a child because some of them are more mature than some adults today.
  • Jane Doe 2012/05/01 23:04:16
    Undecided
    Jane Doe
    depends on maturity and parents
  • Wolfgirl 2012/05/01 22:50:22
    no
    Wolfgirl
    13 years old and under is way to young to be watching R rated movies. Those movies have swearing and way to inappropriate things though they are talking about it at an early age.
  • Beat Ma... Wolfgirl 2012/05/02 17:46:18
    Beat Magnum True Hero
    Do your kids attend school? I have some bad news for you about the swearing thing...
  • TasselLady 2012/05/01 22:44:12
    no
    TasselLady
    Especially when there's alot of violence, swearing and sex in them. Some parents have absolutely no common sense when it comes to taking kids to movies.

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