The MPAA and Ridley Scott seem to be at odds over what rating Prometheus should receive.
Ratings are more important than you may think, not just for parents to be able to keep their kids safe, but for the amount of money a film can make.
Ridley Scott was at a recent public screening of Prometheus footage in London and said:
"[F]ilms this year that have got PG-13 ratings… it’s absolutely f**king ludicrous. The question is, do you go for the PG-13, or do you go for what it should be, which is R?
Financially it makes quite a difference, or the risk makes quite a difference, and yet you also have to apply the question: if you soften it, will you financially suffer? As opposed to just going for the throat and gambling. Essentially, it's kinda R."
He brings up a good point, when you see an intense action/horror/sci-fi trailer, then see it's rated PG-13, don't you sometimes feel disappointed?
Like they're not going to push the envelope or they're going to have to cut all the good stuff?
What do U think? Would you rather see Prometheus get a PG-13 or an R rating??
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