Australian Council on Children and the Media

X-Men: Apocalypse reclassified on review from MA15+ to M May 19, 2016

X-men: Apocalypse  MA15+ with the consumer advice “Strong science fiction violence and themes, has been re-classified on appeal as M “frequent action violence and infrequent coarse language".

The decision of the Classification Board, on 11 May 2016, to classify the film MA15+ was challenged by the Australian distributor, Twentieth Century Fox Films, on 12 May, with the appeal heard by the Classification Review Board on 17 May.

Read the ACCM Media Release about this decision

Read the ACCM review of this film  on this website

Read the report on the original Classification Board decision

Read the Classification Review Board decision