NEW YORK (CNS) Here is a list of recent films that Catholic News Service has rated on the basis of moral suitability.
The first symbol after each title is the Catholic News Service classification. The second symbol is the rating of the Motion Picture Association of America.
CNS classifications: A-I general patronage; A-II adults and adolescents; A-III adults; L limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling; O morally offensive.
MPAA ratings: G general audiences. All ages admitted; PG parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children; PG-13 parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13; R restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian; NC-17 no one 17 and under admitted.
Abduction, A-III (PG-13)
African Cats, A-I (G)
Apollo 18, A-III (PG-13)
Bad Teacher, O (R)
Brighton Rock, L (no rating)
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, O (R)
Captain America: The First Avenger, A-II (PG-13)
Cars 2, A-I (G)
Cave of Forgotten Dreams, A-II (G)
The Change-Up, O (R)
Colombiana, L (PG-13)
Conan the Barbarian, O (R)
Contagion, A-III (PG-13)
Courageous, A-II (PG-13)
Cowboys & Aliens, L (PG-13)
Crazy, Stupid, Love, O (PG-13)
Creature, O (R)
The Debt, L (R)
Dolphin Tale, A-I (PG)
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, A-III (R)
Dream House, L (PG-13)
Drive, O (R)
Fast Five, A-III (PG-13)
50/50, L (R)
Final Destination 5, O (R)
Friends With Benefits, O (R)
Fright Night, O (R)
Glee The 3D Concert Movie, O (PG)
Green Lantern, A-III (PG-13)
The Hangover Part II, O (R)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, A-II (PG-13)
The Help, A-III (PG-13)
Horrible Bosses, O (R)
I Don’t Know How She Does It, A-III (PG-13)
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer, A-II (PG)
Killer Elite, A-III (R)
Kung Fu Panda 2, A-I (PG)
Larry Crowne, A-III (PG-13)
The Lion of Judah, A-I (PG)
Machine Gun Preacher, O (R)
Midnight in Paris, A-III (PG-13)
The Mill & the Cross, A-III (no rating)
Moneyball, A-III (PG-13)
Monte Carlo, A-II (PG)
Mr. Popper’s Penguins, A-I (PG)
Of Gods and Men, A-III (PG-13)
One Day, A-III (PG-13)
Our Idiot Brother, O (R)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, A-II (PG-13)
Priest, O (PG-13)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes, A-III (PG-13)
Shark Night 3D, O (PG-13)
The Smurfs, A-I (PG)
Something Borrowed, L (PG-13)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D, A-II (PG)
Straw Dogs, O (R)
Super 8, A-III (PG-13)
There Be Dragons, A-III (PG-13)
30 Minutes or Less, O (R)
The Tree of Life, A-II (PG-13)
Vito Bonafacci, A-II (no rating)
Warrior, L (PG-13)
Water for Elephants, O (PG-13)
What’s Your Number?, O (R)
Winnie the Pooh, A-I (G)
Your Highness, O (R)
Zookeeper, A-III (PG)
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