Josie And The Pussycats rating question

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  1. Thomas Lang

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    Just saw this movie and i loved it! So I am looking forward to adding it to my collection, but there seems to to versions out a PG and a PG-13 version. Whats the difference and what is the most "unrated" version? MPAA's site did not really give any clues (that I could understand anyway [​IMG] ).
    So what is the version to get? (when possible I prefer my movies to be unrated [​IMG] i.e. closest to the directors original vision).
    Thanks in advance.
     
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    This is certaintly news to me. I have the PG 13 version, but if their are indeed 2 versons out, I must have gotten lucky and just happened to get this one.
    I would think that the PG 13 version would be the one to get, because it would contain more explicit material than the PG version.
     
  3. Thomas Lang

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    Thanks for your answer John. It just that the entire MPAA rating system i quite confusing to understand when your nok not from America (to me it is). Well, it seems like the PG-13 version is the one i will be getting, thanks again.
     
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    According to what I've read, the PG13-rated version is the version the played in theaters, while the PG-rated version is a new director's cut.
     
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    Uh, wasn't part of the ratings issue during the opening with the sign that Tara Reid is holding?
     
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    Universal released this PG cut on DVD a few months after the previous PG-13 release. Both have the same running time according to the back of the box, so I'm guessing very little was edited out to get that PG. Go with the PG-13 version as it's the "true" cut of the film (if you could say) and the film is in it's OAR (1.85:1). The PG cut on DVD is in pan and scan only.
     
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    Thanks for making the situation very clear Matthew Chmiel. The Pan & Scan part really did the job now I know it is the PG-13 version I want [​IMG]
     
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    "The PG-Rated version is aimed for kids, and kids want their screen filled!"

    They assume too much...
     
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    Hehe, nice to see another person enjoying Josie and the Pussycats so much... Rachel Leigh Cook is so cute... [​IMG]
     

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