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With NC-17, the picture gets fuzzy

The controversial movie rating reappears, but what does it mean?

By Louise Kennedy
Globe Staff / May 1, 2004

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On its face, NC-17 seems like the simplest of movie ratings: No one under 17 comes into the theater, period. But the way this rating has been used -- or not used -- since it replaced the porn-tainted X in 1990 shows just how complicated the seemingly simple business of giving parents information about a movie's content can be. (Full Article: 913 Words)

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