Film Ratings

The Films, Videos and Publications Act requires all films for public exhibition to be classified. There are nine standard classifications which may sometimes have a cautionary note attached.

G Suitable for general audiences of all ages.

PG Younger children may require parental guidance.

M Suitable for mature persons over 16 years of age.

R Special Restriction refer to the text beside the label for the full restriction.

R13 Restricted to persons over 13 years of age only.

R15 Restricted to persons over 15 years of age only.

R16 Restricted to persons over 16 years of age only.

R18 Restricted to persons over 18 years of age only.

RP13 Restricted to persons over 13 years of age unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

RP16 Restricted to persons over 16 years of age unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Exempt from classification.

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