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The Meg, Hurricane Heist and More in This Week's MPAA Ratings Bulletin

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By Chris Kavan - 11/01/17 at 10:26 AM CT

Well, not too many treats on this Halloween update and the two movies that manages to squeak in are so far out, I really don't have much information to go on. In any case, we have a monster shark movie (the next Jaws?) and a daring robbery during a major weather event. Action and more action (with a dash of horror), so I guess you better like action as there are a bunch of other small releases, but nothing major. At least it wasn't snake eyes, but I hope for a little more next time around.

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We have had plenty of shark movies since Jaws paved the way for everyone's favorite doll-eyed predator of the sea. We've had everything from genetically-enhanced sharks (Deep Blue Sea) to being trapped by sharks (Open Water, The Shallows, 47 Meters Down) to... whatever Sharknado represents. But now we have something new to look forward to... prehistoric mega-shark attack! In The Meg, Jason Statham plays Jonas Taylor, who finds a new fear when he claims to have been attacked by a 70-foot long Megalodon (or Meg-a-shark as I like to say - see, clever title!). But he will have to confront those fears when a submersible sinks, and the group finds themselves at the mercy of said underwater beast. Of course such a beast died out long ago - just like the Loch Ness Monster, Big Foot and the Coelacanth (oh, wait, that one did actually show up again!). But Statham will be alright - Ruby Rose, Cliff Curtis, Rainn Wilson, Bingbing Li, Masi Oka, Jessica McNamee and Robert Taylor will be along for the ride - only some of which I presume will eventually be Meg-a-shark food. Shark films seem to do pretty good at the box office, as long as this doesn't run in to some mega-competition, it should do well enough. Rated PG-13 for action/peril, bloody images and some language.

The other big ratings update comes in the form of The Hurricane Heist. The film follows a group of thieves who plan to hit a juicy target - the U.S. Treasury no less, during a Category 5 hurricane. Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson and Ben Cross make up what I'm assuming to be the core group of the gang. It reminds me a bit of Hard Rain - thought the plots are different enough, but the film did take place during another storm (massive flooding instead of a devastating hurricane). Crime coupled with destruction? It sounds interesting enough, we'll see if audience go for it. Rated PG-13 for sequences of gun violence, action, destruction, language and some suggestive material.

Those are your two big-name films receiving their ratings due, but be sure to check out the full MPAA Ratings Bulletin below:


BATMAN: GOTHAM BY GASLIGHT

Rated R for some violence.


BATTLECREEK

Rated R for language, some sexual references, brief nudity and a scene of violence.


THE CLAPPER

Rated R for language and some sexual references.


FIRST REFORMED

Rated R for some disturbing violent images.


HONORED

Rated PG-13 for crude sexual material, thematic elements, alcohol use, language and brief nudity - all involving teens.


THE HURRICANE HEIST

Rated PG-13 for sequences of gun violence, action, destruction, language and some suggestive material.


LOVELESS


Rated R for strong sexuality, graphic nudity, language and a brief disturbing image.


THE MEG

Rated PG-13 for action/peril, bloody images and some language.


SMALL TOWN CRIME

Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexual references.


WHERE LOVE FOUND ME

Rated PG-13 for thematic content and some violence.

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