G – General: Contains no swear words, scary situations, violence or sexual content.
PG – Parental Guidance: May contain mild swear words and scary situations but no violence or sexual content. Contains few to no difficult or disturbing issues.
PG-13 – Parental Guidance; not recommended for anyone under the age of 13: Contains swear words and scary situations. May also contain violence or sexual content. May address difficult or disturbing issues in a light-hearted manner.
R – Restricted: Contains explicit language or extremely scary situations. Probably contains violence or sexual content. May address difficult and disturbing issues in a serious manner.
NC-17 – No Children; age 17 and up only: Contains explicit language or sexual content, terrifying situations, and extreme or graphic violence. May address difficult issues in a serious or disturbing manner.