On July 1, 1984, just five weeks after Temple of Doom was released, the MPAA christened a new rating: PG-13. On August 10, Red Dawn became the first movie released with a PG-13 rating. "It was Indy that was the catalyst," says Lucasfilm's Sid Ganis, "the film that pushed the MPAA to create the PG-13 category."

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AuthorSheffield Leithart