15 Most WTF MPAA Movie Warnings

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We don’t even question it. Before every trailer and movie, we stare at a giant green (or red) label that summarizes the nature of the content we’re about to enjoy: “The following preview has been approved…” Whether PG, PG-13, or R, we read these mundane descriptions of the movie to prepare ourselves for what’s to come. Mentions of violence, sexuality and language are fairly run of the mill, but when you look more closely, you’ll see some inconsistencies from the tyrannical ratings board, the Motion Picture Association of America.

The MPAA runs the movie warnings show, and they’ve done so for decades. Like a bureaucratic agency in the government, the MPAA is elected by no one and policed by their own. Their history is murky, their chain of …

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