Air Force One

 
 

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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: R

Terrorists hijack Air Force One with the President onboard (Harrison Ford).

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Kissing.

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - Many people are shot by machine gun fire and killed; some have blood on them and sometimes their bodies jerk with the bullets (the blood is found on all body parts and it looks quite thick and red). We see corpses lying in blood and blood on walls, carpets, etc., bloody bandages (arms, head, chest). Some people spend most of the film with blood on them and bruises and scratches (there are several close-ups). A few times people are shot point-blank in the head. Some explosions (including a couple of plane crashes). Some extended fights with punches and kicks. A man is choked by a cord as he's pushed out of a plane; we see his corpse dangling. Other people fall out of a plane and to their death.

PROFANITY 6 - Five F-words, some anatomical references, a couple of scatological references, many mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Terrorism, hijacking, the presidency, politics, negotiating.

MESSAGE - One should not negotiate with terrorists.

Special Keywords: S1 - V8 - P6 - MPAAR

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