Understanding Arré content rating
Procedure to file a complaint
|Ratings||G – content is suitable for general viewing||12+ – content is suitable for ages 12 and above||15+ – content is suitable for ages 15 and above||18+ – content is suitable for ages 18 and above|
|Theme||The theme is appropriate for young audiences. Only mild references to any suggestive themes.||May contain suggestive themes.||May contain mature, sexual or suggestive themes||Content suitable only for adults ages 18 and up, contains mature, sexual and suggestive themes.|
|Language||Infrequent use of any profanity, mild language.||There may be infrequent use of moderately strong language.||Strong language, Mild to moderate use of profanity, Mature humour may be permitted.||Hard language, Persistent use of one of the harsher sexually derived words.|
|Sex and Nudity||There may be mild references to sexual behaviour, might be scenes with kissing and hugging.||References to Sexual activity may be briefly and discreetly portrayed. There may be nudity, but in a non-sexual context||Sexual activity may be briefly and discreetly portrayed, without strong detail. There may be strong verbal references justified by context.||May include prolonged scenes of graphic sexual content.|
|Violence||May include mild violence / brief fight scenes, scary scenes or moments where characters are placed in danger.||
Violence may be moderate but it should not dwell on detail. No emphasis on injuries or blood, occasional gory moments may be permitted if justified by the context.
Horror sequences should not be frequent, detailed or sustained/prolonged.
|Violence may be strong but should not dwell on the infliction of pain or injury. There may be detailed verbal references to sexual violence justified by context. There may be strong threat and horror.||May include prolonged scenes of intense violence and/or gambling with real currency.|
|Alcohol / Tobacco / Drug Usage||References to alcohol / tobacco/ drugs or drug Misuse must be infrequent and innocuous, or have a clear educational purpose or anti-drug message suitable for young children||
Reference to and/or images of alcoholic beverages, tobacco, Drugs or drug misuse must be infrequent and should not be
glamorised or give instructional detail.
|Alcohol, tobacco or Drug usage /misuse may be shown but the work as a whole should not promote / glamorise / encourage or give instructional detail.||Reference to and portrayal of alcohol, tobacco and drug consumption as well as Drug abuse may be shown.|