In some cases, the X ratings were applied by reviewers or film scholars, e. In the United Statesthe X rating was applied to a film that contained content judged unsuitable for childrensuch as extreme violence, strongly implied sex, and graphic language. Films may be shown in theaters in France only after classification by an administrative commission of the Ministry of Culture. The original X certificatereplacing the H certificatewas issued between and by the British Board of Film Censors in the United Kingdom. Films that achieved critical and commercial success were later re-rated R after minor cuts, including Midnight Cowboy and A Clockwork Orange. This section needs additional citations for verification. History of British film certificates.
The threat of an X rating also encouraged filmmakers to re-edit their films to achieve an R rating; one notable example of this was the satirical action film RoboCopwhich had to be edited eleven times before it could attain an R rating.
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When the MPAA film rating system began in America on November 1,the X rating was given to a film by the MPAA if submitted to it or, due to its non-trademarked status, it could be self-applied to a film by a distributor that knew beforehand that its film contained content unsuitable for minors. Retrieved July 18, For other uses, see Rated X disambiguation. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Moreover, many newspapers refused to advertise X-rated films. Films rated X are intended only for viewing by adults, usually defined as people over the age of 18 or Webarchive template wayback links Articles needing additional references from October All articles needing additional references Articles needing additional references from February