How does Netflix decide the maturity rating on TV shows and movies?

Netflix gathers maturity ratings based on country and region. The ratings are set by local standards organizations that determine whether or not the material is appropriate for children. If a TV show, movie, or other piece of content has not been rated by a known standards organization, Netflix will use its reasonable judgment to determine a maturity level.

The television and movie ratings that usually fall under each Netflix maturity level vary by region:

United States
Canada
Latin America
Brazil
United Kingdom
Ireland
Sweden
Denmark
Norway
Finland
Netherlands
Belgium
France
Luxembourg
Switzerland
Austria
Germany
New Zealand
Australia
Iceland
Spain
Portugal
Italy
Japan
South Korea
Singapore
All other countries

TV shows and Movies:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

G, TV-Y, TV-G

PG, TV-Y7, TV-Y7-FV, TV-PG, some PG-13 and TV-14

PG-13, TV-14

R, NC-17, TV-MA, UR, NR

Movies:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

G

PG, some 14A

14A

18A, 18, R

TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

C

C8, G, PG and some 14+

14+

18+

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

AA, ATP, TE, T, 7

A, some C, 12,13, and 14

C, 12, 13, 14

B15, C, D, 15, 18, X, 18, 18/P, 18/V

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

L

10, some 12 and 14

12, 14

16, 18

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

U, ALL

PG, some 12A and 12, Guidance

12A, 12, Teen

15, R18, Mature, Adult

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

G

PG, some 12, 12A, 15, and 15A

12, 12A, 15, 15A

16, R18

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

BTL, KIDS OK

7, some 11

11

15, 15 and older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

A, KIDS OK

7, some 11

11

15, 15 and Older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

ALL, 6, KIDS OK

9, some 12

12

15, 16, 15 and older, 18 and older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

S/T, KIDS OK

7, some 11, 12, and 13

11, 12, 13

15, 16, 18, 16 and older, 18 and older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

AL

6, 9, some 12

12

16

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

AL, KIDS OK

6, 9, some 12

12

16, 16 and older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

ALL, U, KIDS OK

10, some 12 and -12

12, -12

16, -16, 18, -18, NR, 16 and older, 18 and older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

ALL, 6, KIDS OK

Some 12

12

16, 18, NR, 16 and older, 18 and older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

0, 6

8, 10, some 12 and 14

12, 14

16, 18, NR, 16 and older, 18 and older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

U, 6, KIDS OK

10, some 12 and 14

12, 14

16, 16 and older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

0, 6, KIDS OK

Some 12

12

16, 18, NR, 16 and older, 18 and older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

G

E, PG, some M, R13, RP-13, R15 and RP15

M, R13, RP-13, R15, RP15

R16, RP16, R18, RP18

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

G

E, PG, some M

M

MA 15+, R-18

Note:
For questions about a title's ACRB rating, contact australia-classifications@netflix.com

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

L, AL, 6, KIDS OK

7, 9, some 12 and 14

12, 14

16, 18, 16 and older, 18 and older

Movies:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

APTA, KIDS OK

7, some 12

12

16, 16 and older

TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

i, TP, KIDS OK

7, 7i and some 12

12

16, 18, 16 and older, 18 and older

Movies:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

A, M/3, KIDS OK

M/6, some M/12

M/12

M/16, M/18, P, 16 and older, 18 and older

TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

KIDS OK

T, 10AP and some 12AP

12AP

16, 16 and older

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

T

T, some VM14

VM14

VM18

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

KIDS OK

G, some PG12

PG12

R15+, R18+

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

ALL

7+, 12, 12+, some 15 and 15+

15, 15+

18, 19+, R

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

G

PG, some PG-13

PG-13

NC16, M18, R21

Movies and TV:

Little Kids

Older Kids

Teens

Adults

ALL

7+, some 13+

13+

16+, 18+

Take a look at the television or movie rating system to find more detailed information on how ratings are determined for your region.

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