Blade Runner

 
 

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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

Harrison Ford is a cop in a futuristic LA, and he's after artificial humans.

SEX/NUDITY 5 - Intimated sex scene between a human and a replicant (android); we see some passionate kissing. Another scene where a replicant has been killed, and her tongue is sticking out; another male replicant kisses her. One replicant is an exotic dancer (she dances nude with a snake). There's a brief glimpse we only see her shoulders.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - Several deaths. One woman is shot repeatedly as she crashes through plate glass, we see blood. One man is shot though the head from the back, we see the hole the bullet left in his forehead. One woman is shot twice in the abdomen and writhes around on the floor until she dies. One man just dies. Assorted other violence, mainly punches, and breaking fingers and jamming nails through hands. One man is brutally murdered by having his head smashed and his eyes dug out.

PROFANITY 2 - Some name calling. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Death, the future, disease.

MESSAGE - The future looks grim. Empathy is what makes a creature human. Artificial humans can be more humane than "real" humans.

Special Keywords: S5 - V7 - P2 - MPAAR

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