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PG-13

[ pee-jee-thur-teen ]

abbreviation for

  1. Trademark. parental guidance for children under 13: a rating assigned to a movie by the MPA advising parents that a film contains material they may deem unsuitable for children under the age of 13. Compare G 3( def ), NC-17, PG 1, R 3.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of PG-131

An American designation established in 1984

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Example Sentences

Only one other Star Wars film has earned a PG-13 rating, the 2005 prequel Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

And actually I can think of a hell of a great way to kill Orcs but I am always restricted by PG-13, unfortunately.

Interestingly, the scientific journal Pediatrics reported that PG-13 movies actually have more gun violence than R-rated films.

In a PG-13 movie 10 years ago, you expected violence, but not gore.

The MPAA decided to give the documentary a PG-13 rating, the company announced Thursday.

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