Can I take my child to see a 12A film?

Films classified 12A and video works classified 12 contain material that is not generally suitable for children aged under 12. No one younger than 12 may see a 12A film in a cinema unless accompanied by an adult.

Why would a film be given a 12A rating?

The 12A rating is given to films that contain themes that are deemed suitable for young teenagers.

Can a 13 year old watch a 12A film alone?

Why might a film be given a 12A or 12 certificate?

When The Dark Knight was released, some film critics thought it was too violent for children. The BBFC gave the film a 12A certification meaning children under the age of 12 could see the film if accompanied by an adult.

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What does 12A stand for as a film certificate?

12A means that a child under 12 can see the film, but it must be accompanied by an adult.

How old do you have to be to see a 12A film?

When BBFC Compliance Officers recommend a film should be a 12A this means they think it is suitable for children aged 12 and over. However, your parents may decide that you are likely to enjoy a specific film. Once you are 12, you can go to see a 12A at the cinema without your parents. Has there always been 12A?

Are there any 12A rated movies on DVD?

There is no 12A certificate for DVD or Blu-ray. If a film was 12A at the cinema, and the exact same version is sent to be age rated for DVD or Blu-ray it gets a 12. 3. Some people who remember 12s think that 12As are family films and 12s are stronger films.

When did the 12A certificate come into effect?

After a seven-week trial in Norwich at the end of 2001, which was accompanied by extensive audience research, the 12A certificate was introduced by the British Board of Film Classificationon 30 August 2002, replacing the 12 certificate.