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The PG-13 rating that has become so ubiquitous in modern day movie watching has a pretty strange history. It was invented after Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Gremlins were released. It's a little bit more dicey than you might have thought.

This awesomely animated and legitimately informative video that Dissolve put together reveals some little known facts about the MPAA and the rating system.

Check it out!

So, what do you think?

Obviously, it is really expensive to make a movie, and a rating (positive OR negative) can affect the bottom line. Should there really even be that much power in the hands of an organization like the MPAA?

(Via: gizmodo)


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