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By Catholic News Service

NEW YORK - Here is a list of recent films that Catholic News Service has rated on the basis of moral suitability.

The first symbol after each title is the Catholic News Service 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.


Alpha and Omega (PG)

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (PG)

Despicable Me (PG)

Nanny McPhee Returns (PG)

Oceans (G)


The Last Airbender (PG)

The Calling (no rating)

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (PG)

Secretariat (PG)

Shrek Forever After (PG)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (PG)

Tales From Earthsea (PG-13)

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (PG-13)

You Again (PG)


Case 39 (R)

Devil (PG-13)

Flipped, (PG)

Hereafter (PG-13)

House (R)

Inception (PG-13)

The Last Exorcism (PG-13)

Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

RED, A-III, (PG-13)

The Social Network, A-III (PG -13)

Takers, A-III (PG-13)

Vampires Suck (PG-13)

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)


The American (R)

Conviction (R)

Dinner for Schmucks (PG-13)

Eat Pray Love (PG-13)

Life as We Know It (PG-13)

Lottery Ticket (PG-13)

Resident Evil: Afterlife (R)

Salt (PG-13)

The Waiting City (R)


Easy A, O (PG-13)

The Expendables (R)

Going the Distance (R)

Jackass 3-D (R)

Let Me In (R)

My Soul to Take (R)

The Other Guys (PG-13)

Piranha 3-D (R)

A Previous Engagement (no rating)

Saw 3-D (R)

The Switch (PG-13)

The Town (R)

© Arlington Catholic Herald 2010