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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

Wesley Snipes stars as an immortal warrior who battles a thriving underworld of vampires seeking to decimate the human race.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Sexual innuendo and a reference to a man's genitalia. A woman grabs a man's crotch. Several women are shown in bras. A woman performs oral sex on a man (implied, not seen).

VIOLENCE/GORE 9 - Several bloody shootouts, many fights with shoving, punching and kicking. Many vampires are dispatched in various ways: they are shot, stabbed with stakes and slashed with swords, almost always with lots and lots of blood. Two vampires are hit by a train and some vampires are struck by flashes of light. The vampires who are "killed" explode or melt. A vampire is nailed to a wall with a stake and then burned (we see the charred results a couple of times). Two people are bitten by a burned corpse, a corpse's arm is severed and melts and a vampire's skin bubbles and burns. A vampire begins burning and then explodes. An arm is cut off, a head explodes, a body is cut in two and a vampire's fangs are yanked out. A room is flooded with blood and two vampires rub each other with blood while they kiss. A man is punched up and tossed around and a man's neck is bitten (with lots of blood). A man is stabbed in the shoulder with a stake and a man's hand is torn to shreds. A woman and a baby are shown covered with blood and a man's blood is drained from his wrist. A man and woman are stuck in the face with needles, and a man is stung with a prod. A woman is attacked by a decaying vampire and a man shoots himself (off screen). Several explosions.

PROFANITY 8 - About 45 F-words, several scatological terms, anatomical references, mild obscenities and insults. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Vampires and semi-vampires, revenge, cruelty, conspiracies.

MESSAGE - Humanity is too weak to defend itself against forces of darkness.

Special Keywords: S3 - V9 - P8 - MPAAR

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