The Classification & Rating Appeals Board has overturned an NC-17 given by the Classification & Rating Administration, ruling in favor of an R rating for 21st Century Film Corp.’s “Teenage Bonnie and Klepto Clyde.”

Film’s orignal rating was appealed by director and co-writer John Shepphird.

As for the 14 pix rated this week, an even 10 were R, three were designated PG-13 and one PG.


“Searching for Bobby Fischer” (Paramount Pictures Corp.; for “thematic elements”).


“Brainmasher … A Love Story” (Trimark Pictures; for “martial arts violence and a scene of suggestive barroom dancing”).

“Catlow” (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; for “western action violence,” rerated and 1971 rating of PG voided).

“12:01” (New Line Cinema; for “violence”).


“Teenage Bonnie and Klepto Clyde” (21st Century Film Corp., rerated on appeal of NC-17)

“Beach Beverly Hills” (Spectradyne Inc.; for “sexuality and some language”).

“Deadfall” (Trimark Pictures; for “violence, sexuality, drug use and strong language”).

“Detonator” (New Line Home Video; for “violence and some language”).

“The Erotic Adventures of the Three Musketeers” (Trimark Pictures; for “sexuality, nudity and language”).

“Exchange Lifeguards” (Trimark Pictures; for “sexuality, nudity and language”).

“Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday” (New Line Cinema; for “strong violence and gore, and for sexuality and language”).

“Lethal Ninja” (Trimark Pictures; for “violence and language”).

“TC 2000” (SGE Entertainment Group; for “continuous violence, and for some language”).

“The Wrong Man” (Republic Pictures Corp.; for “strong language, and for sexuality”).

“The Young Americans” (The Young Americans Ltd. production company; for “language and some strong violence”).