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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
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MPAA Rating: PG-13

Ben Affleck plays an arrogant advertising executive who falls for a woman (Gwyneth Paltrow) whose husband has recently died in a plane accident. Also with Natasha Henstridge, Jennifer Grey, Tony Goldwyn, Joe Morton, David Paymer, Johnny Galecki, David Dorfman and Alex D. Linz. [1:45]

SEX/NUDITY 5 - A few instances of sexual innuendo and several kissing scenes, which are at times passionate. We see a man and woman in bed together post coitus; the man is in his boxer shorts and the woman is obviously naked but covered by a blanket (her bare shoulders are visible). A shirtless man and woman kiss passionately in bed; he takes her shirt off (we see her bare shoulders and possibly a brief glimpse the top of her bare breast) and it's implied they have sex.

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - Much of the story revolves around a plane crash: We hear of a plane crash and see the flaming wreckage from a plane crash. An angry dog attacks a man, biting a hole in his pants and tearing his shirt. A drunken man falls off a stage. We see the back of a man urinating at a urinal.

PROFANITY 5 - 1 F-word, several scatological references, some mild obscenities, and a few religious profanities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Loss of a husband, loss of a parent, death, grieving, alcoholism, honesty, casual sex, family, plane crashes, love, priorities, bravery, fear.

MESSAGE - Don't run from love. Grieve the loss of a loved one and move on, especially if another true love is calling.

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