'Bully' Stands Up to MPAA with Unrated Release

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 27, 2012 at 7:00 am •  Published: March 26, 2012
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Legendary movie producer Harvey Weinstein is not one to be bullied around, and following a close-but-no-cigar R-rating battle with the MPAA, the co-chairman of The Weinstein Company will release his new documentary, Bully, unrated in theaters on March 30.

The unflinching and emotional documentary, flagged with an R rating for language that has been deemed inappropriate by the Motion Picture Association of America for anyone under the age of 17, has been the subject of debate since Weinstein challenged the organization's influential ratings decision, declaring the film too important to be missed by its target audience: children.

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