‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Receives PG-13 Rating

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has officially received a PG-13 rating, for content described as “sci-fi action violence.”

This will mark the second “Star Wars” film to receive a PG-13 rating, following the most recent installment in the franchise, 2005’s “Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.” All the other movies in the series were released with PG ratings.

The seventh film in the popular franchise opens on Dec. 18 and is predicted to rack up at least $170 million over its domestic opening weekend. “The Force Awakens” has already garnered more than $50 million in advanced ticket sales.

Director J.J. Abrams recently announced a charity contest to win tickets to the movie premiere in London or Los Angeles. Through a partnership with Omaze, fans that donate $10 or more can enter the contest to win, with the proceeds going to 15 different charities chosen by the cast and filmmakers.

For those that can’t wait for the Dec. 18 opening, Jimmy Kimmel interviewed the cast on a special “Star Wars” edition of the show Monday, calling the film “the most anticipated sequel I think since the New Testament.”

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  1. vincent says:

    good. Even though episode 3 still felt like PG movie.

  2. Tina Sparkle says:

    Well at least it’s better than Return of the Jedi was was PG-Boring!

  3. Lucius Severus Pertinax says:

    Of COURSE it has a PG-13 rating! A “G” rating is the “Kiss of Death” to just about ANY movie that is not aimed at an audience over the age of Six.

  4. Deez Nuts says:

    It’s not Star Wars without George Lucas… it’s JJ Wars.

  5. Ari Gold says:

    Feel sorry for JJ having to deal with these pathetic no life nerds who analyse these movies like it’s actual science or something. No wonder George Lucas is a shattered man after dealing with these losers all his life.

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