Friday, December 16, 2016

Films and TV shows that have been rated 15 with absolutely no 'strong' components.

This blogpost will be continually updated with screenshots, film posters and back of DVDs that contain a fairly uncommon occurrence: things rated 15 for merely 'moderate' things.

The witty teen movie that exhibits the comedic talents of 2017 Oscar-winner Emma Stone:

And because I'm currently re-watching all of Desperate Housewives (and have managed to rope my brother into joining in!):-

This episode of Desperate Housewives was the sole contributor to its 15 certificate for all of season 2!

Another American TV show that is rated TV-14 in the States and only has moderate components here (according to the back of the DVD), is Boston Legal:

And Guess Who, an unsuccessful remake of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, was awarded a 15 for not just moderate reasons, but mild ones too...

And finally, Fellini's much-raved about Amarcord (which I personally was bored to tears by), contains 'moderate sex and sexual references', although I would contest the 'moderate'-ness of a group of teenage boys sitting in a car masturbating together...

For more BBFC geekery, check out my entire compendium!

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