‘300: Rise of an Empire’, ‘Labor Day’, ‘Grudge Match’ and ‘Last Vegas’ in Today’s MPAA Ratings

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MPAA Ratings for 300: Rise of an Empire, Labor Day, Grudge Match and Last Vegas
Latest MPAA Ratings: BULLETIN NO: 2284

It appears 300: Rise Of An Empire will keep with the original’s tradition as a hard R-rating has just arrived for the upcoming sequel which will be hitting theaters next March while today’s other three major releases receiving ratings include two PG-13s and a one-time R that won its appeal and has been dropped down to a PG-13.

First we have the Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro boxing comedy Grudge Match for which I’m expecting a trailer soon as a bootleg version was floating around earlier this week, but was quickly dropped from YouTube. I caught snippets of it as Kevin Hart is seen running around ranting and raving as Sly and Bobby D get in a fight while wearing mo-cap suits, but didn’t watch enough to give any general sense of what it will be like.

Jason Reitman‘s Toronto-bound (and most likely Telluride as well) Labor Day also received an PG-13 rating. Starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin, this is a film everyone is going to be looking at in Toronto to see how it will play and where it may fit into the Oscar race. I’ve already been told by a couple people that saw early screenings that it’s a good one so fingers crossed.

Finally, Last Vegas has won its appeal and is no longer rated R, but now the family friendly PG-13.

Check out today’s complete ratings bulletin below.

Rated R For strong sustained sequences of stylized bloody violence throughout, a sex scene, nudity and some language.
Release Date: March 7, 2014
And While We Were Here
Rated R For some sexual content, language and brief drug use.
Bad Milo
Rated R For bloody comic horror violence, and For language and some sexual content.
Best Night Ever
Rated R For strong crude and sexual content throughout, language, graphic nudity and drug use.
Bloodline
Rated R For some violence, language and sexuality.
Chavez: Cage of Glory
Rated R For violence, language and some sexual content.
A Country Christmas
Rated PG For mild thematic elements.
Dear Dumb Diary
Rated PG For some mild rude humor.
Force Of Execution
Rated R For strong violence throughout, sexual content/nudity and pervasive language.
Four
Rated R For sexual content, language and brief drug use.
Good Ol’ Freda
Rated PG For some thematic material and smoking.
Rated PG-13 For sports action violence, sexual content and language.
Release Date: December 25, 2013
Inequality For All
Rated PG For thematic elements, some violence, language and smoking images.
Rated PG-13 For thematic material, brief violence and sexuality.
Release Date: December 25, 2013
Rated PG-13 For sexual content and language.
NOTE: PLEASE NOTE THE ORIGINAL “R” RATING, BULLETIN NO. 2281 (7/17/13) HAS BEEN CHANGED BY THE APPEALS BOARD.
Release Date: November 1, 2013
Laughing To The Bank
Rated R For crude sexual content and pervasive language.
Mortal Enemies
Rated R For violence.
Pizza Man
Rated PG-13 For some violence.
Pulling Strings
Rated PG For language and brief smoking.

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