the PG rated horror film appreciation thread...

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  1. speanroc

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    with so many horror films containing ecessive gore ,nudity ,language and other violent images , i feel that the PG rated horror film has to rely on more imagination and atmosphere and therefore should be appreciated........

    here r some honorable mentions......

    deathdream-1972
    blood and lace-1971
    jaws-1975
    children shouldn't play with dead things-1973
    saturday the 14th-1981
     
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    Shock Waves (1977)
    Burnt Offerings (1976)
     
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    Yes, those are great. To add: ONE DARK NIGHT '82
     
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    Poltergeist.

    Invasion of the Body Snatchers, 1978, even though it has full-frontal nudity... kinda defeats the purpose of the thread, but the movie is spectacular anyway.
     
  5. RyanPC

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    Deathdream is rated R, or at least that's what it says on the back of the DVD.

    I'm rather fond of the original Stepford Wives, Poltergeist, Tourist Trap (though I've heard someone say this was actually rated R, I dunno) and Burnt Offerings, as far as PG rated horror films go. Can't think of anymore off the top of my head.
     
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    deathdream was definetly rated PG , the blue underground DVD rating is a misprint.........
     
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    Was "The Gate" rated PG? If so, that's a great one.
     
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    It is shameful to think that HORROR movies should contain gore, violence, and nudity. Please Hollywood, give us more classics like The Fog remake, Boogeyman, and White Noise!!
     
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    Indeed - it was! :D
     
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    Where's the love for Swamp Thing?
     
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    PG-13 I believe, at least that what the cheapy R1 dvd says.

    Oh, and no love for Swamp Thing here. I do want to thank it for going OOP and making a few bucks for me, but am still bummed I wasted 90 minutes watching it before that.
     
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    The Others
     
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    While I guess it was before the ratings, The Haunting got a G in it's 72 re-release. :eek:
     
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    Prophecy (1979)
    Probably one of the bloodiest PG rated movies ever :)
     
  15. Tien21

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    None of these movies would be PG today so I really don't see the purpose of the thread. Pretty much any blood if not from a cut or some kind of accident makes a movie instantly PG-13 these days.
     
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    Are we really promoting PG horror films?
     
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    I've always liked THE HEARSE (1980) it was PG, but I couldn't see it at the movies (I was 9) because it was always paired up with DON'T ANSWER THE PHONE (not the most PG-friendly movie ever made).
     
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    Gremlins!
     
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    The Car (1977) and Grizzly (1976) are two more great ones.
     
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    and what's wrong w/ PG horror films?:) , just because there's no R rating and there isn't tons of gore and nudity all over the place the films not worth it?


    and it's not promoting it's appreciating , there's a difference, anyway i'm sure a well schooled horror fan such as yourself can see the difference:D
     
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