I always hear people talking about seeing a redband trailer, but what exactly is that?
It’s one that can not be played with any film with less than an
All eventually R-rated films have green-banded trailers (ones
that can be played with any film), but some also have red-banded ones that have
The content in the trailer itself would not necessarily
earn an R rating, but is mature enough that it wouldn’t be appropriate with a G
or PG rated film.
They are called red-banded because (at least in
non-digital times) there is literally a red-band around the reel of film.