People under 18 may not buy, rent, exhibit, or view these films. They are legally available to be sold or hired in the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. Films may be shown in theaters in France only after classification by an administrative commission of the Ministry of Culture. In , the X classification officially: "pornographic or violence-inciting movies" was created for pornographic movies, or movies with successions of scenes of graphic violence.
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Titles with surrendered ratings are usually released unrated to avoid the stigma of NC Changes in ratings are due to resubmission or appeal by a film's producers. Films receiving an NC are often cut and resubmitted in hopes of earning an R rating, which allows distribution to more outlets than an NC rating.
While the phrase "rated X" likely conjures up images of the kind of movie to which Travis Bickle might squire a date, the rating's original intention had little to do with the pornography that eventually came to define it. When the Motion Picture Association of America MPAA decided to implement a ratings system in November , its purpose was to easily communicate to parents whether a flick would be fun for the whole family… or earn them a visit from child protective services. But it didn't take long for the adult industry to join the party and co-opt the salacious-sounding X -- then take it two steps further by adopting a XXX rating for its spiciest titles. Because the MPAA neglected to trademark its ratings system opening the door to that aforementioned porn penetration , rather than compete with or take on the adult industry to bring the X rating back to its original purpose, they dropped it altogether.