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What are Amazon Maturity Ratings?

Learn about Amazon Maturity Ratings, and how they compare to your local movie and TV ratings guidelines.

Amazon Maturity Ratings combine movie and TV ratings into levels, with recommended audience age groups (Kids, Older Kids, Teens, Young Adults, and Adults).

Tip: To learn how to set viewing restrictions for Prime Video, go to Manage Prime Video Parental Controls.

Amazon Maturity Ratings are closely based on established ratings classification systems from across the globe, including:

  • United States - Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and TV Guidelines Organization TV Parental Guidelines
  • United Kingdom - British Board of Film Classification (BBFC)
  • Germany - Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle der Filmwirtschaft (FSK)
  • Japan - Eiga Rinri Kanri Iinkai (EIRIN)
  • India - Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)
  • France - Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC) and Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA)
  • Italy - Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo (MBACT) and Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM)
  • Spain - Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales (ICAA) and Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC)
  • Canada - Canadian Home Video Rating System (CHVRS) and Régie du cinéma (RCQ) and Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC)
  • Mexico - Dirección General de Radio, Televisión y Cinematografía (RTC)
  • Singapore - Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA)
  • Australia - National Classification Scheme (NCS)

Here's how Amazon Maturity Ratings compare to these ratings guidelines:

United States

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

MPAA

(Movies)

G

PG

PG-13

NC-17

NR

Unrated

R

TVPG

(TV)

TV-G

TV-Y7

TV-14

TV-MA

TV-Y7-FV

TV-Y

TV-PG

United Kingdom

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

BBFC

(TV & Movies)

Universal (U)

Parental Guidance (PG)

Ages 12 and over (12)

Ages 16 and over (16)

Ages 18 and over (18)

NR

Unrated

R

Germany

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

FSK

(TV & Movies)

Without Age Limitation (0)

Ages 6 and over (6)

Ages 12 and over (12)

Ages 16 and over (16)

Ages 18 and over (18)

NR

Unrated

R

Japan

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

EIRIN

(Movies)

G

PG-12

R15+

R18+

India

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

CBFC

(Movies)

U

UA

A

S

France

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

CNC

(Movies)

U

12

16

18

NR

Unrated

CSA

(TV)

10

16

18

Unrated

12

NR

Italy

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

MBACT

(Movies)

T

VM14

VM18

NR

Unrated

AGCOM

(TV)

T

VM14

VM18

NR

Unrated

Spain

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

ICAA/CNMC

(TV & Movies)

APTA

7

12

16

18

Unrated

NR

Canada

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

CHVRS

(Movies)

G

PG

13+

14A

18A

NR

16+

Unrated

RCQ

(Movies)

G

13+

16+

18+

NR

Unrated

CBSC

(Movies)

C

G

CB

14+

18+

NR

PG

Unrated

Mexico

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

RTC

(TV & Movies)

AA

A

B

B-15

C

Unrated

NR

Singapore

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

IMDA

(TV & Movies)

G

PG

PG13

NC16

M18

R21

Note: For Singapore-specific maturity ratings, see Singapore Maturity Ratings for Prime Video Content.

Australia

Amazon Maturity Ratings Kids

(All)

Older Kids

(7+)

Teens

(13+)

Young Adults

(16+)

Adults

(18+)

NCS

(TV & Movies)

G

PG

M

MA 15+

R 18+

X 18+

Note: For Australia-specific maturity ratings, see Australian Maturity Ratings for Prime Video Content.

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