A ‘Fright Night’ Shocker: MPAA Gives Redo an R-rating

We don’t typically post ratings as news stories, only when there’s something that actually comes as bit of a surprise. I would have bet the farm that a PG-13 rating was awaiting DreamWorks’ Fright Night 3D redo from director Craig Gillespie. Well I’ll be damned if I was wrong.

The MPAA has rated the 3-D horror flick “R” for “bloody horror violence and language including some sexual references.

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In the film, “Charlie Brewster (Anton Yelchin) is a high school senior who’s on top of the world–that is until Jerry (Colin Farrell) moves in next door and Charlie discovers that he is a vampire preying on the neighborhood.

Fright Night stalks into theaters August 19.
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