Superman Movies Should Never Be R-Rated, Period.

Among the many pieces of information dropped during James Gunn and Peter Safran’s announcement of the properties involved in “Gods and Monsters“, the first phase of their DC Cinematic Universe, was news that a reboot of the Superman franchise, Superman: Legacy, would be released in 2025.

We know that the plan is for a younger Superman, the film isn’t an origin story, and it is inspired in part by the classic DC series All-Star Superman from creators Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely.

This film will be made targeting a PG-13 rating.

While an R-rating isn’t in the cards for Superman this time around, is there a case to be made for an R-rated Superman movie?

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