Army of Darkness

 
 

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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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Sex & Nudity
Violence & Gore
Profanity
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: R

Part comedy and part horror movie, about a present-day man (Bruce Campbell) who goes back in time to the middle ages, and finds himself fighting an army of monsters.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Some cleavage, and some kissing.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - Some of the violence is intentionally comic, but it is graphic nevertheless. And there's plenty of gore. There are people -- and skeletons and latex monsters -- burned, shot with crossbows, blasted with a shotgun and bombs, and cut and decapitated with swords and a chain saw. The hero even saws his own hand off, then shoots and dissects his own clone (who has sprouted from his own shoulder).

PROFANITY 5 - One F-word, and other assorted profanities and name-calling. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Magic, being possessed by evil spirits.

MESSAGE - You mustn't avoid your duty and responsibilities. A man's got to do what a man's got to do.

Special Keywords: S1 - V7 - P5 - MPAAR

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