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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
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Patrick Swayze stars as a truck driver whose family is taken hostage and thus he is forced to drive a shipment of illegal guns. Randy Travis, Meat Loaf.

SEX/NUDITY 0 - None.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - A shootout leaves many people wounded or dead. A man is shot and killed (his shirt is very bloody) and a man's arm is left bloody after being shot. Many, many vehicles (big rigs, cars, motorcycles) are destroyed by crashes and explosions killing several people. A fuel tanker explodes, a mobile home is driven through and the window of a car is blown out by a shotgun. A truck is fired upon repeatedly with shotguns and machine guns. A woman and child are chased, caught and taken hostage at gunpoint. A fight with kicks and punches and a fight on the back of a truck cab. A man is thrown onto a car windshield. Threatening with guns and a lot of very reckless driving.

PROFANITY 5 - A couple of F-words, about 10 scatological terms, several anatomical references, many mild obscenities and insults. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Truck driving, illegal gun running, kidnapping, redemption, taking the law into your own hands, government agencies.

MESSAGE - You shouldn't deal with unscrupulous characters; they are bound to get you in trouble.

Special Keywords: S0 - V7 - P5 - MPAAPG-13

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