Jason Guerrasio

How underage kids 'R' allowed to see mature films

Attention, teens under 17: You don’t have to sneak into R-rated films anymore! At select theaters in Illinois and Michigan, underage kids with parental permission can use an R-Card to see movies like ”Troy” or last March’s ”Dawn of the Dead” without an adult. ”Parents can give their teens the freedom to watch an R-rated film if they feel they’re at the appropriate maturity level,” says Hiede Cravens, marketing manager at GKC Theatres, which introduced the card last October.

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