over 4 years
Censorship is an important issue to me, so this Doc truly moved me
over 5 years
A biting and incisive, if biased, documentary. Particularly of interest to movie buffs.
almost 7 years
A docu about MPAA and its victims
over 7 years
I will never think the same way about the MPAA rating system again.
almost 8 years
The fact that the MPAA rated this move was hilarious.
If you're a fan of movies, this doc will piss you off. A great behind the scenes look.
Shows a lot of scary and interesting things about the mpaa system.
This Film is Not Yet Rated is a 2006 independent documentary film about the Motion Picture Association of America's rating system and its effect on American culture, directed by Kirby Dick and produced by Eddie Schmidt. It premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and was released limited on September 1, 2006. The Independent Film Channel, the film's producer, aired the film later that year. It was rated TV-MA in the United States.
The MPAA gave the original cut of the film an NC-17 rating for "some graphic sexual content" – scenes that illustrated the content a film could include to garner an NC-17 rating. Kirby Dick appealed, and descriptions of the ratings deliberations and appeal were included in the documentary. The new version of the film is not rated.
The film discusses disparities the filmmaker sees in ratings and feedback: between Hollywood and independent films, between homosexual and heterosexual sexual situations, between male and female sexual depictions, and between...