Should the Matrix2 be R?
Should I be allowed to go see the next Matrix movie? I'm 15.
|Yes. Your parents should let you. You deserve it. You loved the first one.||54%||[ 13 ]|
|No. You're too young, and the next one has too much violence.||46%||[ 11 ]|
Total Votes : 24
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 3:43pm
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Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 3:46pm
Post 2 of 41
I'm 16.. so.. MUHAHaHAHAHAHAHHAaH!!!
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 3:49pm
Post 3 of 41
What age do you have to be to see 'R'? We dont have that here
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 3:49pm
Post 4 of 41
Do what your parents tell you to do.
Unless it's life threatening or unethical.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 4:03pm
Post 5 of 41
i can see it even though i'm 12 muwhahaahhahaahahahahahahahahaha
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 4:12pm
Post 6 of 41
Wow, I can legally see it by myself. Without needing permission.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 4:30pm
Post 7 of 41
It should definitely be "R". If it were anything else they would have to edit it down a lot.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 5:58pm
Post 8 of 41
What exactly is an "R"? we don't have that in Britain it's U PG 12A 15 and 18 over here. Please let it be an 18 I need more violence.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 6:07pm
Post 9 of 41
Hopefully it'll be a 15 or an 18, then we can avoid all those horrible towny kids.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 6:25pm
Post 10 of 41
R for Rubbish?
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 6:26pm
Post 11 of 41
Dito to that Tarn
Isnt "R" the same as and 18 here in britain?
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 6:28pm
Post 12 of 41
Apparently R = Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 6:30pm
Post 13 of 41
Check this out for the movie rating system in the USAhttp://www.mpaa.org/movieratings/
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 7:15pm
Post 14 of 41
i think that even thoght its an 18 over there, if it dosent hav any sex scenes in it, i recon it wil be a 15 over hear (in england) but ime 18 at the end of the month so it dosent bother me!!
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 7:21pm
Post 15 of 41
The original was R. How'd you get to see that one? If you had to wait for it to release on video, I guess you're probably gonna be stuck doing that again. I'd reckon that in UK it'll be 15. If i'm not mistaken, 18 is the equivalent to our NC-17.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 7:22pm
Post 16 of 41
By the way, Guest just then was me.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 8:00pm
Post 17 of 41
Sneak in, and don't tell your parents.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 8:05pm
Post 18 of 41
Movie 101: Buy a ticket for another movie and walk in.
Dont be a wuss.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 9:14pm
Post 19 of 41
When the first came out I was 13. I was on holiday with my family, we went to see it and I tried to pass myself of as 15. The person behind the counter said "you know you have to be 15 to see this". Quick to maintain the cover my mother replied "Oh" rather than say "He is". It's a miracle they bleedin' let me in. Stupid people, mothers just can't break the rules propely.
I think this film looks at least 2x as good as the first one. I hope it's an 18, then I can see some gratuitous sex and violence.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 9:19pm
Post 20 of 41
God, American rating laws are tough! The Matrix was cert 15 over here! That "R" rating sounds like our rating "PG" (Parental Guidance) where a parent can say they don't mind their kids watching the film, but really you can get in to a "PG" aged about 8, there isn't a definite age restriction. Then there's "12", then "15", then"18", so really the "R" rating seems to treat you like kids if you're 16.
Over here, though, I heard about one county that overruled national certification and gave Spiderman a "Universal" or a "PG", when it was originally "12". Don't suppose your local government can do anything similar? I mean, certification laws are up the creek. I don't actually see why The Matrix got a "15", should have been "12" at most.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 9:22pm
Post 21 of 41
It got a 15, 'cos it has quite a high body count,
For PG's when someone gets shot, they fall over, for 12's they use squibs that blast out smoke for when someone gets shot, 15's have red vapour and 18's have big juicy liquid blood hits. The hits in the matrix had red vapour, that'll be why it's a 15.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 9:59pm
Post 22 of 41
It used to be that a parent could just say, "Let my kids buy their tickets." Now they technically have to see the movie with you. However, many theatres aren't too militant about it. Also, sometimes they don't care if the parent buys the ticket for you and then hands it to you. It all depends on the theatre, and the people working that day.
All else fails, sneak in.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 10:14pm
Post 23 of 41
Technically I think in the US if you have a parent with you you're allowed to see any thing you want . . . except XXX
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 10:16pm
Post 24 of 41
Yeah, nobody should be allowed to see xXx. It's frickin' appalling.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 10:22pm
Post 25 of 41
I though xXx was really funny. The way that the heat seaking missile launcher is obviously a camcorder with a tube taped to it, the way there's a weapon that can only be stopped by water so they put it on a submarine, the way that he moves faster than an avalanche that fails to destroy an aerial. Appaling acting and only one good line in it.
However it did have a rate lot of explosions and stunts in it and on that level it does deliver. So it at least manages to reach some points on the big explosion stunts and shooting entertainment scale. Which is more that "Contact" did.
Posted: Tue, 1st Apr 2003, 10:59pm
Post 26 of 41
Contact is a different kind of movie but I thought the effects were pretty amazing in it. It got a bit cheesy at times but it was a well made, believable movie that reminded me about how mysterious the universe is.
Mechaforce - not that you'd want to see XXX with your parents...
Posted: Wed, 2nd Apr 2003, 1:06am
Post 27 of 41
I'm 13, and theres now way I'm going to miss The Matrix 2! I'm going to see it with my parents.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Apr 2003, 1:50am
Post 28 of 41
Man everyone 'round here is a bunch of no good youngsters!
Message to youngsters: If YOUR parents won't see it with you, maybe bribe / ask other friends parents - and see it with that friend of course.
Tarn....that...that was good. i HAVE THE POWER. +many for you
There has got to be an AlamDV forum quote of the day box thing.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Apr 2003, 3:19pm
Post 29 of 41
In Sweden the rating cannot be higher then 15 years... Exept for pornographical material, Damn!
Posted: Wed, 2nd Apr 2003, 4:30pm
Post 30 of 41
While I am 15, and i do think "The Matrix" is one of the greatest moviesof all time, I still have to follow my mom and dad's orders. If I even liveed near a movie theater, I still wouldn't go. Besides, if my parent's found-out I went with a friend's parents, I would be grounded. Plus, the cinemas near me require the parents to be with the under 17 year old child, and the kid must wear a stamp saying "parents in audience." It really stinks.
"The Matrix" is the only "R" movie I have ever seen. It's also the only "R" movie I own. Wait, I kwn the movie, but I can't see the sequal even though I've been waiting for it forever?
What gives? AAAAAAAAAAAAAAUUUUUUUUUUGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oh, well. I appreciate the advice you guys, but I really need someone to write-in the reasons why I SHOULD see it. BECAUSE I NEED TO SEE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HELP ME!!!!! Thanks.
P.S. "v6proz," can you reccomend any good land? I should move to Sweden.
Posted: Wed, 2nd Apr 2003, 4:38pm
Post 31 of 41
I'm sure you'll get grounded for a year if you move to Sweden.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Apr 2003, 1:29pm
Post 32 of 41
I've been buying 18 videos since I was 15. It's not that difficult to make yourself look older, although I don't have to bother now anyway as that was some years ago.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Apr 2003, 3:14pm
Post 33 of 41
The ratings here in Canada are a bit different. We have a rating called AA (Adult Accompainment) which is like the R in the states, and then our R is like the NC-17.
I work at a theatre, so i know i work with people trying to get in. I personally don't care, but if say someone was being a dick to me or i'm simply in the mood to be an asshole, me and some co-workers/friends will into a theatre looking for anyone under age. 'Tis quite fun.
Also, the R rating here is stupid, in that no one under 18 can see a film. Well, what if my parents don't care? Or are going with me. Ex: Kiss of the Dragon was R...some guy tried to stop me, so i came back in like 5 min and told someone i knew to let me in. After i saw the movie, i thought to myself, "What's so restricted about that?" Nothing wrong in the movie that a 15 year old can't deal with.
Oh, and hear this: Kiss of the Dragon was R, but Hannibal was AA, and it was a lot more gruesome. A lot of people walked out for a few minutes when certain scenes with Ray Liotta arose.
So the lesson is: Sneak into the theatre, and then hide.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Apr 2003, 7:32pm
Post 34 of 41
heh, well i wasent to botherd about sneeking in to films when i was under 15, there alot of films that are cool, that you dont need to be over your age to see. besides, i went to se cruel intentions when i was 14 and it was a 15, and i dident realise it was a 15 untill i sarted waching it. aslong as you aren making a beg deal out of it then most people wont check, but there are so manny little fucks who worki with cops and govenign boddys that put camera in thre bags and sting staff. thay are just gey, if u do that, all you are doing is makeing a few student lose there jobs, for what, so you can feel good. ppfftt, if any of u hav done that, then u dont deserve to se films in the cinimar. (gon of on one there sorry
+ i think the american gidence sistem is a bit mesed up? i mean, who wants to go to the cinimar with your rents? when i go to the cinimar i want to hav a lagh and se a film with my mates, i wana sit there and joke about the film if its bad, and complementi it if its good, and jenerly have fun. somthing i would find hard if i was to se it with my rents. AND if you see the matrix with your rents, you cant fun around the streeght afterwards doing 'ninjaz' fighing..... witch i can say is much fun indeen.....
phew..... well, of to se equlibreum i go..........
Posted: Sat, 5th Apr 2003, 4:33pm
Post 35 of 41
Of course it should be rated R! Then there's more killing and death and blood and destruction!!!!!
*BAM BAM* *EXPLOSION* *GUNFIRE* *SOUND OF MAN GETTTING HIT WITH STRAY BULLET* OOOHHHH GOD IVE BEEN SHOT PLEASE HELP ME *SOUND OF BLOOD GUSHING FROM MOUTH PROFUSLY* I KNOW KUNG FOO *SOUND OF SLOW-MO BULLET* *WHOOSH WHOOSH* *PING PANG* *WOLLA WOLLA BING BANG* NEOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!
I'm 18, so I can see the movie, so it really dosn't matter to me.
Posted: Sat, 5th Apr 2003, 6:02pm
Post 36 of 41
Two_Gunned saint wrote:I've been buying 18 videos since I was 15. It's not that difficult to make yourself look older, although I don't have to bother now anyway as that was some years ago.
You're lucky, man. I still get asked for identity when I buy 15 & 18 videos, even though I'm 19 on the 9th of April (hint hint hint hint hint)
I decided to grow a bard so I wouldn't get asked anymore but it obviously hasn't worked cos the other day someone asked why I wasn't in schooool.
Anyone got any suggestions as to what I can do, apart from getting grey hair dye & walking with a zimmerframe? (jeez, this is beginning to sound like Agony Aunt column for frustrated teenagers)
Posted: Sat, 5th Apr 2003, 6:18pm
Post 37 of 41
When I was at school, my R.E. teacher was 33 and he was in a shop buying some wine and the person behind the counter asked for some I.D. He was 33 for gods sake. That's even worse.
Posted: Sat, 5th Apr 2003, 6:22pm
Post 38 of 41
Hmm, that consoles me a leeedle bit. Only a leeedle, mind.
Posted: Sun, 6th Apr 2003, 6:08am
Post 39 of 41
Whenever I go to see movies I usually wear suits anyway. But since I work at a movie theter they don't card me anyway. But since my movie theater is crap, and we have xXx playing on three screens, I have to drive half an hour downtown to watch good movies like The Pianist and such.
What I'm trying to say is, act older. Don't go up to the box office throwing trash cans and mouthing 50 Cent's latest lyric. A fake I.D. doesn't hurt either.
Posted: Mon, 7th Apr 2003, 4:36am
Post 40 of 41
Or do what others have been saying and sneak in. Are your parents really that crazy to ask you specific details about a movie you've seen to make sure you went to see My Little Pony instead of BloodLust? If so, you're a goner, and you might as well stay home, sucking your thumb and bowing to them the rest of your life, because if they won't even TAKE you to see it when you're this age, you can forget watching it on video and you can also forget having any freedom when you turn 18. So quit complaining, put some hair on your chest, and go see the damn movie.
Posted: Tue, 8th Apr 2003, 11:40pm
Post 41 of 41
I am 13 and I am going to see it with my lil bro and he's only 11