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  1. Re: Films given a different rating by the local town council than by the BBFC

    The 12 rating was brought in to fill the gap between PG & 15, just like in the USA PG13 was introduced after some 1980s films pushed the PG rating to the limit.
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    I've heard of the opposite happening in the USA, with some films being trimmed down to drop them down a rating. Some cinemas there won't show films with the highest rating.
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    I was surprised that Star Wars was given a U rating with a few gory deaths & burnt skeletons.
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    I think there used to be a loophole for showing films either banned or X rated in a private members club.

    Some "art house" cinemas would claim to be a film society & charge a membership fee for...
  5. Re: Films given a different rating by the local town council than by the BBFC

    Probably because of the name, I've never seen it but I imagine it was no where as explicit as Emmanuelle was.
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    The pre-recorded tape I have of it is rated PG.
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    My Dad can remember some of the controversial films in the early 1970s were subject to local bans.
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