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Link Here 21st February 2018
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2515, 21 February 2018

AXL

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for sci-fi action/peril, suggestive material, thematic elements and some language.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. PREVIOUS PG RATING, BULLETIN #2506 (12/13/2017), VOIDED. ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED. NO CHANGE IN RATING OR RATING REASON.

Open Road Films

The Cleanse

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language including some sexual references.

SONY PICTURES WORLDWIDE ACQUISITIONS INC.

Furlough

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for a brief sexual reference.

IFC Films

Getting Grace

Poster Getting Grace 2017 Daniel Roebuck

  MPAA
PG-13
  Getting Grace is a 2017 USA drama by Daniel Roebuck.
Starring Daniel Roebuck, Madelyn Dundon and Marsha Dietlein. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some suggestive material.

Hannover House

Summary Notes

Grace, a teenage girl dying of cancer crashes a funeral home to find out what will happen to her after she dies but ends up teaching the awkward funeral director, Bill Jankowski how to celebrate life.

Kuleana

Poster Kuleana 2017 Brian Kohne

  MPAA
PG-13
  Kuleana is a 2017 USA mystery drama by Brian Kohne.
Starring Moronai Kanekoa, Kristina Anapau and Sonya Balmores. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for violence, thematic material, and some partial nudity.

Reading International, Inc. Regal Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

A disabled Vietnam vet rediscovers the Hawaiian warrior within to protect his family, defend their land, and clear his father's name.

Love Costs Everything: Unedited

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some disturbing violence/images and brief strong language.

Aeffect Films

Mowgli

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence including bloody images, and some thematic elements.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Pandas

Poster Pandas 2018 David Douglas and Drew Fellman

  MPAA
G rated
  Pandas is a 2018 USA documentary by David Douglas and Drew Fellman.
Starring Wen Lei Bi, Rong Hou and Ben Kilham. IMDb

Rated G

IMAX

Robin Hood

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of violence and action, and some suggestive references.

Summit Entertainment

Supercon

Poster Supercon 2018 Zak Knutson

  MPAA
R rated
  Supercon is a 2018 USA comedy by Zak Knutson.
Starring Maggie Grace, Clancy Brown and John Malkovich. IMDb

Rated R for strong crude sexual content throughout, pervasive language, and drug use.

Archstone Distribution, LLC

Summary Notes

A rag-tag group of former TV stars and comic book artists, who make their living working at conventions, decide to steal the loot from a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon.

 

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Link Here 14th February 2018
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2514, 14 February 2018

Alex & Me

  MPAA
G rated
  Rated G

Warner Bros. Pictures

Bilby

  MPAA
G rated
  Rated G

DreamWorks Animation LLC

Cake: A Love Story

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for thematic material.

Amazon Prime

Finding Your Feet

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Finding Your Feet is a 2018 UK comedy romance by Richard Loncraine.
Starring Joanna Lumley, Timothy Spall and Imelda Staunton. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for suggestive material, brief drug use, and brief strong language.

Roadside Attractions LLC

Summary Notes

On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.

God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness

Poster Gods Not Dead a Light in Darkn 2018 Michael Mason

  MPAA
PG
  God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness is a 2018 USA drama by Michael Mason.
Starring Jennifer Taylor, John Corbett and Tatum O'Neal. IMDb

Rated PG for thematic elements including some violence and suggestive material.

Pure Flix Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

A church destroyed. A congregation silenced. A relationship shattered. Yet even in life's darkest valleys, a small flame can light the way toward healing and hope. After a deadly fire rips through St. James Church, Hadleigh University leaders use the tragedy to push the congregation off campus, forcing the church to defend its rights and bringing together estranged brothers for a reunion that opens old wounds and forces them to address the issues that pulled them apart.

Isle of Dogs

  MPAA
PG-13
  Isle of Dogs is a 2011 UK action crime thriller by Tammi Sutton.
Starring Andrew Howard, Barbara Nedeljakova and Edward Hogg. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some violent images.

NOTE: AMENDED RATING REASON

Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

In this gritty crime thriller, brutal gangland boss Darius Deel has more control over the back streets underworld of London than the Queen of England. When he discovers his new, young, Russian trophy-wife, Nadia, is having an affair with a small-time hood named Riley, he hunts down her lover, issues a grim ultimatum ... and a deadly game begins.

Life in a Year

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Life in a Year is a 2018 USA romance by Mitja Okorn.
Starring Cara Delevingne, Cuba Gooding Jr and Chris D'Elia. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual material, language and drug content.

Columbia Pictures

Summary Notes

The movie follows 17-year-old Daryn who finds out that his girlfriend is dying. He sets out to give her an entire life in the last year she has left.

Patient Zero

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Patient Zero is a 2016 UK action horror drama by Stefan Ruzowitzky.
Starring Natalie Dormer, Clive Standen and Stanley Tucci. IMDb

Rated R for bloody violence, language, and some sexual content.

Screen Gems

Summary Notes

In the pandemic thriller, Patient Zero, humanity is battling intelligent, adrenaline-fueled creatures born from a viral super-strain. After being bitten, human survivor Morgan (Matt Smith) realizes he is asymptomatic and can communicate with the infected, leading the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure.

Ready Player One

Poster Ready Player One 2018 Steven Spielberg

  MPAA
PG-13
  Ready Player One is a 2018 USA action Sci-Fi adventure by Steven Spielberg.
Starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke and Hannah John-Kamen. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action violence, bloody images, some suggestive material, partial nudity and language.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM PG-13 RATED VERSION BULLETIN #2511 (1/23/18). ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED.

Previously rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action violence, bloody images, some suggestive material, nudity and language.

So it seems the nudity has been edited down to partial nudity.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Film centers on a young outcast named Wade Watts. In the near future, Watts escapes from his daily drudgery by logging onto an MMO game called 'The Oasis'. When the game's billionaire founder dies, he offers players his fortune as the prize in an easter egg hunt within The Oasis. Watts gets in on the action then after five years finds himself facing off against corporate foes who will go to any lengths to get the money -- in both the real world and in The Oasis.

Ride

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content involving violence, abuse, racial epithets and brief drug material.

ESX Entertainment - [Production Co.]

The Son of Bigfoot

Poster Son of Bigfoot 2017 Jeremy Degruson and Ben Stassen

  MPAA
PG
  The Son of Bigfoot is a 2017 Belgium / France animation comedy by Jeremy Degruson and Ben Stassen.
Starring Cinda Adams, Bob Barlen and Cal Brunker. BBFC link IMDb

Rated PG for action/peril, thematic elements and some language.

Viva Pictures Distribution, LLC

Summary Notes

Teenage outsider Adam sets out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad, only to find out that he is none other than the legendary Bigfoot! He has been hiding deep in the forest for years to protect himself and his family from HairCo., a giant corporation eager to run scientific experiments with his special DNA. As father and son start making up for lost time after the boy's initial disbelief, Adam soon discovers that he too is gifted with superpowers beyond his imagination. But little do they know, HairCo. is on their tail as Adam's traces have led them to Bigfoot!

Stephanie

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some horror violence.

Universal Studios

Trek: The Movie

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for thematic elements, some suggestive material, peril, an injury image, and language.

Excel Entertainment Group, Inc.

The Wife

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language and some sexual content.

Sony Pictures Classics

Woman Walks Ahead

Poster Woman Walks Ahead 2017 Susanna White

  MPAA
R rated
  Woman Walks Ahead is a 2017 USA historical western biography by Susanna White.
Starring Jessica Chastain, Sam Rockwell and Ciarán Hinds. IMDb

Rated R for brief violence and language

A24

Summary Notes

The story follows Catherine Weldon (Jessica Chastain), who moved from Brooklyn to the Standing Rock Reservation in Dakota Territory to help Sioux chieftain Sitting Bull keep the land for his people. Weldon wrote letters to the federal government on behalf of Sitting Bull and lived on the land for several years with her son.

 

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Link Here 7th February 2018
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2513, 07 February 2018

Anna and the Apocalypse

Poster Anna and the Apocalypse 2017 John Mcphail

  MPAA
R rated
  Anna and the Apocalypse is a 2017 UK / USA musical comedy horror by John McPhail.
Starring Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming and Sarah Swire. IMDb

Rated R for zombie violence and gore, language, and some sexual material.

Orion Releasing LLC

Summary Notes

When the zombie apocalypse hits the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - teenager Anna and her high school friends have to fight, sing and dance to survive, with the undead horde all around them. Teaming up with her best friend John, Anna has to fight her way through zombified snowmen, Santas, elves and Christmas shoppers to get across town to the high school, where they'll be safe. But they soon discover that being a teenager is just as difficult as staying alive, even at the end of the world.

Anna Karenina

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some disturbing violent content.

Yanasar Film

A.r.c.h.i.e. 2

Poster Archie 2 2018 Robin Dunne

  MPAA
PG
  A.r.c.h.i.e. 2 is a 2018 Canada family film by Robin Dunne.
Starring Michael J Fox, Sara Canning and Robin Dunne. IMDb

Rated PG for mild rude humor and language.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Detective Chinatown 2

Poster Detective Chinatown 2 2018 Chen Sicheng

  MPAA
R rated
  Detective Chinatown 2 is a 2018 China action comedy by Chen Sicheng.
Starring James Edward Alexander, Brett Azar and Inga Ballard. IMDb

Rated R for brief language.

Wanda Media Co., Ltd Warner Bros. Pictures

He's Out There

 

  MPAA
R rated
  He's Out There is a USA horror by Dennis Iliadis.
Starring Yvonne Strahovski, Justin Bruening and Abigail Pniowsky. IMDb

Rated R for horror violence, terror, and some language.

Screen Gems

Summary Notes

On vacation at a remote lake house, a mother and her two young daughters must fight for survival after falling into a terrifying and bizarre nightmare conceived by a psychopath.

The Humanity Bureau

Poster Humanity Bureau 2017 Rob W King

  MPAA
R rated
  The Humanity Bureau is a 2017 Canada action Sci-Fi film by Rob W King.
Starring Nicolas Cage, Sarah Lind and Jakob Davies. IMDb

Rated R for violence.

Minds Eye International

Summary Notes

A dystopian thriller set in the year 2030 that sees the world in a permanent state of economic recession and facing serious environmental problems as a result of global warming.

I Still See You

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  I Still See You is a 2018 USA thriller by Scott Speer.
Starring Bella Thorne, Dermot Mulroney and Richard Harmon. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for some violence, terror, partial nudity, and thematic material.

Break My Heart Productions, Inc - [Production Co.]

Summary Notes

Set nine years after an apocalyptic event that killed millions and left the world inhabited by ghosts.

Life Itself

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language including sexual references, some violent images and brief drug use.

Far Enough, Inc. - [Production Co.]

The Scent of Rain & Lightning

Poster Scent of Rain and Lightning 2017 Blake Robbins

  MPAA
R rated
  The Scent of Rain & Lightning is a 2017 USA western mystery drama by Blake Robbins.
Starring Justin Chatwin, Maggie Grace and Maika Monroe. IMDb

Rated R for violence, language, and some sexual content.

Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp

Summary Notes

Based on the novel THE SCENT OF RAIN & LIGHTNING by Nancy Pickard. When a young woman learns her parents' killer has been released from jail, she is forced to revisit old wounds while discovering the destructive power of hate and the true cost of family secrets fully revealing themselves.

Sheep & Wolves

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for some action and rude language.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

 

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Link Here 31st January 2018
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2512, 31 January 2018

Annihilation

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Batman Ninja

Poster Batman Ninja 2018 Junpei Mizusaki

  MPAA
PG-13
  Batman Ninja is a 2018 Japan / USA action animation by Junpei Mizusaki.
Starring Kôichi Yamadera, Wataru Takagi and Rie Kugimiya. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and for some suggestive material.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Batman, along with a number of his allies and adversaries, finds himself transplanted from modern Gotham City to feudal Japan.

Blockers

Poster Blockers 2018 Kay Cannon

  MPAA
R rated
  Blockers is a 2018 USA comedy by Kay Cannon.
Starring Kathryn Newton, Leslie Mann and John Cena. IMDb

Rated R for crude and sexual content, and language throughout, drug content, teen partying, and some graphic nudity.

Universal Studios

Summary Notes

Three parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on Prom night.

Breaking In

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for violence, menace, bloody images, sexual references, and brief strong language.

Universal Studios

The China Hustle

Poster China Hustle 2017 Jed Rothstein

  MPAA
R rated
  The China Hustle is a 2017 USA documentary by Jed Rothstein.
Starring Jean-Paul Beaujon, Amaury Bossy and Yves Boulen. IMDb

Rated R for some language.

Magnolia Pictures

Summary Notes

An unsettling and eye-opening Wall Street horror story about Chinese companies, the American stock market, and the opportunistic greed behind the biggest heist you've never heard of.

Disobedience

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some strong sexuality.

Bleecker Street

The Guardians

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some violence and sexuality.

Music Box Films

Isle of Dogs

  MPAA
PG-13
  Isle of Dogs is a 2011 UK action crime thriller by Tammi Sutton.
Starring Andrew Howard, Barbara Nedeljakova and Edward Hogg. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and violent images.

Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

In this gritty crime thriller, brutal gangland boss Darius Deel has more control over the back streets underworld of London than the Queen of England. When he discovers his new, young, Russian trophy-wife, Nadia, is having an affair with a small-time hood named Riley, he hunts down her lover, issues a grim ultimatum ... and a deadly game begins.

La Boda De Valentina

Poster La Boda De Valentina 2018 Marco Polo Constandse

  MPAA
R rated
  La Boda De Valentina is a 2018 Mexico comedy romance by Marco Polo Constandse.
Starring Kate Vernon, Ryan Carnes and Omar Chaparro. IMDb

Rated R for language.

Pantelion Films

Papillon

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence including bloody images, language, nudity, and some sexual material.

Papillon Movie LLC - [Production Co.]

A Paulpostle of Christ

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for some violent content and disturbing images.

SONY PICTURES WORLDWIDE ACQUISITIONS INC.

Public Affairs

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for strong sexual content, language, some violence and brief drug use.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Red Sparrow

Poster Red Sparrow 2018 Francis Lawrence

  MPAA
R rated
  Red Sparrow is a 2018 USA mystery thriller by Francis Lawrence.
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton and Mary-Louise Parker. IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, torture, sexual content, language and some graphic nudity.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Summary Notes

A young Russian intelligence officer is assigned to seduce a first-tour CIA agent who handles the CIA's most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence. The two young officers collide in a charged atmosphere of trade-craft, deception, and inevitably forbidden passion that threatens not just their lives but the lives of others as well.

Stuck

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic material including images of a sexual assault, and brief strong language.

Little Angel Productions MJW Films

Tomb Raider

Poster Tomb Raider 2018 Roar Uthaug

  MPAA
PG-13
  Tomb Raider is a 2018 UK action adventure by Roar Uthaug.
Starring Alicia Vikander, Hannah John-Kamen and Walton Goggins. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and for some language.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Now a young woman of 21 without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East London as a bike courier, barely making the rent, and takes college courses, rarely making it to class. Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father's global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he's truly gone. Advised to face the facts and move forward after seven years without him, even Lara can't understand what drives her to finally solve the puzzle of his mysterious death. Going explicitly against his final wishes, she leaves everything she knows behind in search of her dad's last-known destination: a fabled tomb on a mythical island that might be somewhere off the coast of Japan. But her mission will not be an easy one; just reaching the island will be extremely treacherous. Suddenly, the stakes couldn't ...

 

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Link Here 24th January 2018
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2511, 24 January 2018

Attrition

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for bloody violence, nudity/sexuality and some drug content.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Backstabbing For Beginners

Poster Backstabbing For Beginners 2018 Per Fly

  MPAA
R rated
  Backstabbing For Beginners is a 2018 Denmark / Canada / USA historical thriller by Per Fly.
Starring Theo James, Jacqueline Bisset and Ben Kingsley. IMDb

Rated R for language throughout, and some violence.

A24

Summary Notes

A young program coordinator at the United Nations stumbles upon a conspiracy involving Iraq's oil reserves.

Black Panther

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Borg Vs. Mcenroe

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language throughout, and some nudity.

NEON

Boundaries

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for drug material, language, some sexual references and nude sketches.

Sony Pictures Classics

Frat Pack

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Frat Pack is a 2017 Canada / USA comedy by Michael Philip.
Starring Richard Alan Reid, Rachel Risen and Morgan Bedard. IMDb

Rated R for strong crude sexual content and language throughout, drug use, drinking, and some nudity.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

A shy British graduate gets dragged on a wild road trip across America to a fraternity party by his soon-to-be stepbrothers, as his mother marries into a larger-than-life, American family.

My Days of Mercy

 

  MPAA
R rated
  My Days of Mercy is a 2017 UK / USA romance by Tali Shalom-Ezer.
Starring Kate Mara, Ellen Page and Elias Koteas. IMDb

Rated R for strong sexuality/nudity, and for language.

Great Point Media

Summary Notes

The daughter of a man on death row falls in love with a woman on the opposing side of her family's political cause.

The Party

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language and drug use.

Roadside Attractions LLC

Ready Player One

Poster Ready Player One 2018 Steven Spielberg

  MPAA
PG-13
  Ready Player One is a 2018 USA action Sci-Fi adventure by Steven Spielberg.
Starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke and Hannah John-Kamen. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action violence, bloody images, some suggestive material, nudity and language.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Film centers on a young outcast named Wade Watts. In the near future, Watts escapes from his daily drudgery by logging onto an MMO game called 'The Oasis'. When the game's billionaire founder dies, he offers players his fortune as the prize in an easter egg hunt within The Oasis. Watts gets in on the action then after five years finds himself facing off against corporate foes who will go to any lengths to get the money -- in both the real world and in The Oasis.

The Swan Princess: A Royal Myztery

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for some peril.

ANIMATED

War With Grandpa

Poster War With Grandpa 2018 Tim Hill

  MPAA
PG
  War With Grandpa is a 2018 USA family comedy by Tim Hill.
Starring Robert De Niro, Jane Seymour and Uma Thurman. IMDb

Rated PG for rude humor, language, and some thematic elements.

Weinstein Company LLC, The

Summary Notes

Peter is thrilled that Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves into Peter's room, forcing him upstairs into the creepy attic. And though he loves his grandpa he wants his room back - so he has no choice but to declare war. With the help of his friends, Peter devises outrageous plans to make Grandpa surrender the room. But Grandpa is tougher than he looks. Rather than give in, Grandpa plans to get even.

 

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Link Here 17th January 2018
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2510, 17 January 2018

The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales

  MPAA
G rated
  Rated G

GKIDS

Early Man

Poster Early Man 2018 Nick Park

  MPAA
PG
  Early Man is a 2018 UK / France family animation comedy by Nick Park.
Starring Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams and Eddie Redmayne. IMDb

Rated PG for rude humor and some action.

Summit Entertainment

Summary Notes

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

Hunter Killer

Poster Hunter Killer 2017 Donovan Marsh

  MPAA
R rated
  Hunter Killer is a 2017 China / USA action thriller by Donovan Marsh.
Starring Gary Oldman, Gerard Butler and Michael Nyqvist. IMDb

Rated R for violence and some language.

Millennium Films

Summary Notes

An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.

Leaning Into the Wind

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for brief language.

Magnolia Pictures

Old Man and the Gun

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Old Man and the Gun is a 2018 USA crime comedy drama by David Lowery.
Starring Elisabeth Moss, Robert Redford and Casey Affleck. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Summary Notes

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest's commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

Pad Man

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for thematic material.

Sony Pictures Releasing

The Strangers: Prey at Night

Poster Strangers Prey at Night 2018 Johannes Roberts

  MPAA
R rated
  The Strangers: Prey at Night is a 2018 USA horror by Johannes Roberts.
Starring Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison and Martin Henderson. IMDb

Rated R for horror violence and terror throughout, and for language.

Aviron Pictures

Summary Notes

A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family's every limit as they struggle to survive.

Welcome Home

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for sexual content including graphic images, nudity, language and some violence.

Star Thrower Entertainment Voltage Pictures

 

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Link Here 10th January 2018
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2509, 10 January 2018

All I Want

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some sexual content and partial nudity.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment LLC

Bent

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality/nudity.

Lionsgate

The Favourite

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity and language.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Imprisoned

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, disturbing images, some sexuality and language.

Lionsgate Premiere

The Last Movie Star

 

  MPAA
R rated
  The Last Movie Star is a 2017 USA drama by Adam Rifkin.
Starring Burt Reynolds, Ariel Winter and Clark Duke. IMDb

Rated R for some sexuality/partial nudity.

A24

Summary Notes

An aging, former movie star is forced to face the reality that his glory days are behind him. On its surface DOG YEARS is a tale about faded fame, but at its core, it's a universal story about growing old.

Overboard

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for suggestive material, partial nudity and some language.

Pantelion Films

The Seagull

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic elements, a scene of violence, drug use, and partial nudity.

Sony Pictures Classics

Show Dogs

 

  MPAA
PG
  Show Dogs is a 2018 USA comedy by Raja Gosnell.
Starring Stanley Tucci, Natasha Lyonne and Will Arnett. IMDb

Rated PG for suggestive and rude humor, language and some action.

Open Road Films LLC

Summary Notes

Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.

Surfer

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for thematic material including some unsettling images and brief language.

Double Exposure Distribution

Trudell

Poster Trudell 2005 Heather Rae

  MPAA
PG
  Trudell is a 2005 USA documentary by Heather Rae.
Starring Robert Redford, Kris Kristofferson and Sam Shepard. IMDb

Rated PG for thematic material including violent images, language and some smoking.

Alternative Distribution Alliance

Summary Notes

A chronicle of legendary Native American poet/activist John Trudell's travels, spoken word performances and politics.

 

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Link Here 3rd January 2018
Cuts Cert Run Time MPAA Bulletin 2508, 03 January 2018

Condorito: La Pelicula

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for rude and suggestive humor, and some mild action.

Pantelion Films

Journey's End

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some language and war images.

Good Deed Entertainment

L'odyssee

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for thematic material, language, and smoking.

Samuel Goldwyn Films, LLC

Maze Runner: Death Cure

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language, and some thematic elements.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Proud Mary

Poster Proud Mary 2018 Babak Najafi

  MPAA
R rated
  Proud Mary is a 2018 USA action thriller by Babak Najafi.
Starring Taraji P Henson, Neal McDonough and Danny Glover. IMDb

Rated R for violence.

Screen Gems

Summary Notes

Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. Mary's life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry.

Samson

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for violence and battle sequences.

Pure Flix Entertainment, LLC.

Status Update

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for crude and suggestive humor, language, and some teen partying.

Brightlight Pictures - [Production Co.]

Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay is a 2018 USA action animation by Terrell Culbert.
Starring Lize Nikollaj, Kelly Kirstein and Kristina Martin. IMDb

Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, sexual content, brief graphic nudity and some drug material.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Sweet Country

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, bloody images and for language throughout.

Samuel Goldwyn Films, LLC

Unsane

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Unsane is a 2018 USA horror thriller by Steven Soderbergh.
Starring Claire Foy, Juno Temple and Aimee Mullins. IMDb

Rated R for disturbing behavior, violence, language, and sex references.

Fingerprint Releasing Inc.

Summary Notes

A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear--but is it real or is it a product of her delusion?

 

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The 15:17 To Paris

  15 17 to paris

  MPAA
PG-13 on appeal
  The 15:17 To Paris is a 2018 USA drama by Clint Eastwood.
Starring Jenna Fischer, Judy Greer and Jaleel White. IMDb

Rated PG-13 on appeal for bloody images, violence, some suggestive material, drug references and language.

The film was previously rated R for a sequence of violence and bloody images.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

American soldiers discover a terrorist plot on a Paris-bound train.

All the Money in the World

Poster All the Money in the World 2017 Ridley Scott

  MPAA
R rated
  All the Money in the World is a 2017 USA crime historical mystery by Ridley Scott.
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Spacey and Michelle Williams. IMDb

Rated R for language, some violence, disturbing images and brief drug content.

The film was edited prior to release but this didn't change the rating or reason.

TriStar Pictures

Summary Notes

Rome, 1973. Masked men kidnap a teenage boy named

Baja

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for sexual content, thematic material and language.

Bad House Studios Baja Movie LLC

Beast of Burden

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language and brief violence.

Momentum Pictures LLC

Braven

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Braven is a 2018 Canada action drama by Lin Oeding.
Starring Jason Momoa, Zahn McClarnon and Garret Dillahunt. IMDb

Rated R for violence and for language throughout including some sexual references.

Saban Films LLC

Summary Notes

A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.

The Cured

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, bloody images, and language.

IFC Films

Death House

  MPAA
R rated
  Death House is a 1972 USA horror mystery thriller by Theodore Gershuny.
Starring Patrick O'Neal, James Patterson and Mary Woronov. IMDb

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore throughout, language, sexual references and nudity.

Hannover House

Summary Notes

A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.

Goldstone

Poster Goldstone 2016 Ivan Sen

  MPAA
R rated
  Goldstone is a 2016 Australia crime thriller by Ivan Sen.
Starring Aaron Pedersen, Alex Russell and Jacki Weaver. IMDb

Rated R for language and violence.

Lightyear Entertainment

Summary Notes

Indigenous Detective Jay Swan arrives in the frontier town of Goldstone on a missing persons inquiry. What seems like a simple light duty investigation opens a web of crime and corruption. Jay must pull his life together and bury his differences with young local cop Josh, so together they can bring justice to Goldstone.

The Gospel According To Andre

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for some thematic and suggestive content.

Magnolia Pictures

The Little Mermaid

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for action.

SWEN GROUP, Inc.

The Lodgers

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some violence, sexuality and nudity.

Epic Pictures Releasing

Looking Glass

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for sexual content, violence and language.

Momentum Pictures LLC

Madtown

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, language and some sexual references.

SP Releasing

My Perfect Romance

 

  MPAA
PG
  My Perfect Romance is a 2018 Canada romance by Justin G Dyck.
Starring Christopher Russell, Kimberly-Sue Murray and Andy Yu. IMDb

Rated PG for mild thematic elements.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Peter Rabbit

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for some rude humor and action.

Columbia Pictures

Pickings

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence and language throughout, and for some drug use.

Dark Passage Films

Pinocchio

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for thematic elements and some peril.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Surviving the Wild

Poster Surviving the Wild 2018 Patrick Alessandrin

  MPAA
PG-13
  Surviving the Wild is a 2018 USA family action adventure by Patrick Alessandrin.
Starring Jon Voight, Jamie Kennedy and Vail Bloom. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for language, some suggestive material, and thematic elements.

Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp

Summary Notes

Against the wishes of his parents (who are in the midst of a messy divorce), a young boy steals the ashes of his dead Grandfather and runs away into the wilderness with his dog. The boy is determined to fulfill his beloved Grandpa's dying wishes and spread his ashes atop a remote mountain. Along the treacherous journey, the boy and the dog are accompanied by the ghost of his Grandpa, who helps them on their journey, brings the family back together and gives the boy one last chance to say goodbye.

Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for creature violence, gore, crude humor, and language.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment LLC

Winchester

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images, drug content, some sexual material and thematic elements.

Lionsgate

 

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Alpha

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for some intense peril.

Sony Pictures Releasing

Axl

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for sci-fi action/peril, suggestive material, thematic elements and some language.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. PREVIOUS PG-13 RATING, BULLETIN #2488 (8/9/2017), VOIDED. ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED.

Open Road Films

Bird Karma

  MPAA
G rated
  Rated G

Universal Studios

Game Night

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language, sexual references and some violence.

New Line Cinema

Honor Up

Poster Honor Up 2018 Damon Dash

  MPAA
R rated
  Honor Up is a 2018 USA by Damon Dash.
Starring Stacey Dash, Michael Rispoli and Nicholas Turturro. IMDb

Rated R for strong violence, drug use, pervasive language, and some sexual references.

NOTE: EDITED FOR RE-RATE. PREVIOUS R RATING, BULLETIN #2498 (10/18/2017), VOIDED. ONLY THIS EDITED VERSION IS RATED. CHANGE IN RATING REASON ONLY.

The film was previously rated R for violence, drug use, pervasive language, and some sexual references. Perhaps the producers have added some violence

Lionsgate

 

The Yellow Birds

Poster Yellow Birds 2017 Alexandre Moors

  MPAA
R rated
  The Yellow Birds is a 2017 USA war drama by Alexandre Moors.
Starring Jennifer Aniston, Alden Ehrenreich and Tye Sheridan. IMDb

Rated R for war violence, some grisly images, sexual material, and language throughout.

Cinelou Films

Summary Notes

"Yellow Birds" follows John Bartle and the difficulties he faces in keeping his humanity, his urge to survive and his friend Murph alive during the war in Iraq, as well as his life and struggles with his memories of the war after he comes back to Virginia.

 

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The 15:17 To Paris

  15 17 to paris

  MPAA
R rated
  The 15:17 To Paris is a 2018 USA drama by Clint Eastwood.
Starring Jenna Fischer, Judy Greer and Jaleel White. IMDb

Rated R for a sequence of violence and bloody images.

NOTE: INTENDING TO APPEAL TO THE C.A.R.A. APPEALS BOARD. Presumably the film is targeting a PG-13.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

American soldiers discover a terrorist plot on a Paris-bound train.

Deep Blue Sea 2

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Deep Blue Sea 2 is a USA action Sci-Fi horror by Darin Scott.
Starring Rob Mayes, Michael Beach and Danielle Savre. IMDb

Rated R for creature violence and gore, and for language.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

A brilliant billionaire named Carl Durant is experimenting on bull sharks, which soon rebel to cause havoc for a group of scientists.

Den of Thieves

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality/nudity.

STX Entertainment

Downsizing

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language including sexual references, some graphic nudity and drug use.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Fighting With My Family

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Fighting With My Family is a 2018 UK / USA comedy biography by Stephen Merchant.
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey and Vince Vaughn. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual material, language throughout, some violence and drug content.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Inc.

Summary Notes

A former wrestler and his family makes a living performing at small venues around the country, while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.

Flower

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for crude sexual content and language throughout, graphic nude drawings, some drug content, and a brief violent image.

Orchard, The

Lords of Chaos

Poster Lords of Chaos Jonas Kerlund

  MPAA
R rated
  Lords of Chaos is a UK / Sweden thriller by Jonas Ĺkerlund.
Starring Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen and Sky Ferreira. IMDb

Rated R for strong brutal violence, disturbing behavior, grisly images, strong sexuality, nudity, and pervasive language.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Summary Notes

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1980s results in a very violent outcome.

The Neighbor

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language, sexual content, brief violence and drug use.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Replicas

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for thematic material, violence, disturbing images, some nudity and sexual references.

Replicas Holdings LLC - [Production Co.]

Spinning Man

 

  MPAA
R rated
  Spinning Man is a 2018 Sweden thriller by Simon Kaijser.
Starring Odeya Rush, Pierce Brosnan and Guy Pearce. IMDb

Rated R for some language including sexual references.

Lionsgate Premiere

Summary Notes

Contemporary Thriller - A "happily married" professor, known for having many affairs with students, becomes the prime suspect when a young woman is found murdered.

Still/born

Poster Stillborn 2017 Brandon Christensen

  MPAA
R rated
  Still/born is a 2017 Canada horror thriller by Brandon Christensen.
Starring Christie Burke, Jesse Moss and Rebecca Olson. IMDb

Rated R for disturbing images, some violence and language.

Vertical Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

Mary, a new mother gives birth to two twins but only one of them is alive. While taking care of her remaining child, Adam, she suspects that something, a supernatural entity, has chosen her child and will stop at nothing to take it from her.

Trew Calling

Poster Trew Calling 2016 Greg Robbins

  MPAA
PG-13
  Trew Calling is a 2016 USA comedy by Greg Robbins.
Starring Kevin Sizemore, Tracey B Wilson and Brooke Elliott. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some language.

S&G Entertainment LLC

Summary Notes

My name is Trew; this is the story of how I got a visit from the almighty and he asks me to write down everything he says. Its simple He spoke, I freaked, the unbelievable happened.

 

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Fast Color

 

  MPAA
PG-13
  Fast Color is a 2018 USA Sci-Fi thriller by Julia Hart.
Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Strathairn and Lorraine Toussaint. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence and brief strong language.

LD Entertainment

Summary Notes

A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.

Honey: Rise Up and Dance

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for suggestive content and some language.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment LLC

Saving Faith

  MPAA
G rated
  Rated G

Grindstone Entertainment Group

We Are Stronger

Poster Stronger 2017 Robin B Murray

  MPAA
PG-13
  We Are Stronger is a 2017 USA drama by Robin B Murray.
Starring Ulises Larramendi, Angela Sweet and Justina Page. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material and brief bloody war images.

Reflective Media Productions

Summary Notes

Master Sergeant Victor Raphael is nearing the end of his military career when an explosion in Afghanistan leaves him injured. Back home, he is thrust into battle once again, but he hasn't been trained for this type of warfare. With his career behind him and painful physical therapy ahead, he finds himself without a purpose and in a war with his own mind. Having spent years with with an ocean between them, his wife, Michelle, is distant and their marriage seems to be held together only by her sense of duty. From leading troops into battle to being unable to leave the house, Vic finds himself isolated in more ways than he ever thought possible, until the unexpected happens. Through the help of two kids and some unlikely heroes, Vic must face the trauma and the wounds on his soul to save his marriage and to help his fellow brother in need. To succeed he must discover the true source of strength and realize he can't do it alone if he is going to win this war and emerge stronger.

You Were Never Really Here

 

  MPAA
G rated
  You Were Never Really Here is a 2017 UK / France / USA mystery thriller by Lynne Ramsay.
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov and Alessandro Nivola. IMDb

Rated G

Amazon Studios

Summary Notes

A missing teenage girl. A brutal and tormented enforcer on a rescue mission. Corrupt power and vengeance unleash a storm of violence that may lead to his awakening.

 

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Dabka: The Pirates of Somalia

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for language throughout, drug content, and brief strong violence.

Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp

Every Day

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for thematic content, language, teen drinking, and suggestive material.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.

The Executioners

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for sequences of disturbing violence including rape and sexual material, and for nudity and language.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Gone Are the Days

Poster Gone Are the Days 2018 Mark Landre Gould

  MPAA
R rated
  Gone Are the Days is a 2018 USA western by Mark Landre Gould.
Starring Danny Trejo, Tom Berenger and Lulu Wilson. IMDb

Rated R for violence, language, some drug material and nude images.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

Summary Notes

Gone Are the Days follows the story of notorious outlaw, Taylon Flynn. Aged, ill, and unable to reconcile the man he was to who he has become, Flynn is hell-bent on exiting this life in a blaze of glory. His plans go awry upon the discovery of the sordid life his estranged daughter is forced to live. To save her, he must summon the inner demons he purged long ago, and finds that redemption is a hard road to travel.

In the Fade

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for some disturbing images, drug use, and language including sexual references.

Magnolia Pictures

Ismael's Ghosts

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for sexuality including some graphic nudity, language, and brief strong violence

Magnolia Pictures

Kings

  MPAA
R rated
  Rated R for violence, sexual content/nudity, and language throughout.

Orchard, The

Paddington 2

 

  MPAA
PG
  Paddington 2 is a 2017 UK / France family animation comedy by Paul King.
Starring Brendan Gleeson, Sally Hawkins and Ben Whishaw. IMDb

Rated PG for some action and mild rude humor.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Summary Notes

Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.

Paws P.i.

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for some mild action and rude humor.

Grindstone Entertainment Group

The Post

  MPAA
PG-13
  Rated PG-13 for language and brief war violence.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Poster Star Wars the Last Jedi 2017 Rian Johnson

  MPAA
PG-13
  Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a 2017 USA action Sci-Fi fantasy by Rian Johnson.
Starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Mark Hamill. IMDb

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence.

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Summary Notes

Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past.

Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas

  MPAA
PG
  Rated PG for action and some rude humor.

Paramount Pictures Corporation

 


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