Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

NEW YORK (CNS) – Here is a list of DVD and Blu-ray releases of theatrical movies that Catholic News Service has rated on the basis of moral suitability.

These classifications refer only to the theatrical version of the films below, and do not take into account home video releases' extra content.

The first symbol after each title is the CNS classification. The second symbol is the rating of the Motion Picture Association of America.

CNS classifications: A-I – general patronage; A-II – adults and adolescents; A-III – adults; L – limited adult audience, films whose problematic content many adults would find troubling; O – morally offensive.

MPAA ratings: G – general audiences. All ages admitted; PG – parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children; PG-13 – parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13 ;R – restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian; NC-17 – no one 17 and under admitted.

Addicted, O (R)
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, A-II (PG)
American Sniper, A-III (R)
Annabelle, A-III (R)
Annie, A-II (PG)

Before I Go to Sleep, A-III (R)
The Best of Me, A-III (PG-13)
Beyond the Lights, A-III (PG-13)
Big Hero 6, A-II (PG)
Birdman or (The Unexpected Value of Ignorance), A-III (R)
Black or White, A-III (PG-13)
Blackhat, A-III (R)
The Book of Life, A-II (PG)
The Boxtrolls, A-II (PG)
The Boy Next Door, O (R)

Chappie, L (R)

Danny Collins, A-III (R)
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them, A-III (R)
Dolphin Tale 2, A-I (PG)
Dracula Untold, A-III (PG-13)
The DUFF, A-III (PG-13)
Dumb and Dumber To, O (PG-13)

The Equalizer, O (R)
Ex Machina, O (R)
Exodus: Gods and Kings, A-III (PG-13)

Fifty Shades of Grey, O (R)
Focus, L (R)
Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, O (R)
Fury, L (R)

The Gambler, L (R)
Get Hard, O (R)
Gone Girl, O (R)
The Gunman, L (R)

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, A-II (PG-13)
Home, A-I (PG)
Horrible Bosses 2, O (R)
Hot Tub Time Machine 2, O (R)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, A-II (PG-13)

The Identical, A-I (PG)
The Imitation Game, A-III (PG-13)
Inherent Vice, O (R)
Interstellar, A-III (PG-13)
Into the Woods, A-III (PG)
It Follows, O (R)

John Wick, O (R)
The Judge, L (R)
Jupiter Ascending, A-III (PG-13)

Kingsman: The Secret Service, A-III (R)

The Last of Robin Hood, L (R)
Left Behind, A-III (PG-13)
The Loft, O (R)
The Longest Ride, A-III (PG-13)

The Maze Runner, A-III (PG-13)
McFarland, USA, A-II (PG)
Mortdecai, A-III (R)

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, A-II (PG)
Nightcrawler, L (R)
No Good Deed, A-III (PG-13)

Ouija, A-III (PG-13)

Paddington, A-II (PG)
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, A-I (PG)
Penguins of Madagascar, A-I (PG)

Run All Night, L (R)

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, A-III (PG)
Selma, A-III (PG-13)
The Song, A-III (PG-13)
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, A-I (PG)
St. Vincent, L (PG-13)
Still Alice, A-III (PG-13)
Strange Magic, A-I (PG)

Taken 3, A-III (PG-13)
The Theory of Everything, A-III (PG-13)
This Is Where I Leave You, O (R)
Top Five, O (R)
Tusk, O (R)

Unbroken, A-III (PG-13)
Unfinished Business, O (R)

A Walk Among the Tombstones, L (R)
The Water Diviner, A-III (R)
The Wedding Ringer, O (R)
Whiplash, L (R)
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death, A-II (PG-13)
Woman in Gold, A-II (PG-13)