How do you tell if a movie was released to theaters or video ?

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How do you tell if a movie was released to theaters or video ?
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James Schwartz

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Posted 2 months ago

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Scroll down the title page to Company Credits:
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2049631/companycredits

Remember that all data on IMDb is user-contributed, and therefore subject to error.
But from that info, you might research elsewhere on the 'net.
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Also, movies that are considered video releases have "video" at the top next to the release date.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1255916/...
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James Schwartz

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thank you !!!!!   so how did it get shown in theaters without a mpaa rating ?
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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It is not a requirement. It's only a loosely enforced agreement. It has been this way since the institution of ratings in 1968.




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James Schwartz

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ohhhhhhh   thank you !!!!!