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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective [1994]



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Unlike the MPAA we do not assign one inscrutable rating based on age, but 3 objective ratings for SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY on a scale of 0 to 10, from lowest to highest, depending on quantity and context.

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MPAA Rating: PG-13

Jim Carrey, star of the TV show "In Living Color" plays Ace Ventura, an odd detective who's trying to find a kidnapped bottle-nosed dolphin which is the team mascot of the Miami Dolphins. Also with Sean Young, Courteney Cox and Tone Loc. Directed by Tom Shadyac. [1:37]

SEX/NUDITY 4 - An implied scene of a woman performing oral sex on a man. A man and woman have sex while many animals watch. There is a lengthy shot of a man's bare backside, which exposes a glimpse of his private parts. There are also several cleavage shots.

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - A man threatens another man with a club. A man falls off a moving car and another man falls off the roof of a high-rise. A man almost becomes fish food when he falls into a shark tank; shots of large shark teeth may be scary for young children. A man jumps off his penthouse balcony, and is killed. Several gun shots are fired at Ace, who catches a bullet in his teeth. A car flips and crashes. There is also a fist fight between a man and a woman: he slams her head against a pole, and there is some blood.

PROFANITY 4 - The F-word is not spoken but gestured with the internationally recognized hand sign. There are also a couple dozen scatological terms, anatomical and sexual references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Homophobia and gay jokes, jokes about people with mental illness.

MESSAGE - Don't judge a book by its cover.

Special Keywords: S4 - V4 - P4 - MPAAR

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