Calendar Girl

 
 

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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: PG-13

Jason Priestley and buddies travel to California in 1962 to meet their idol, Marilyn Monroe.

SEX/NUDITY 5 - Three close-up scenes of Marilyn Monroe's nude 1950's calendar shot (only her breasts are shown in the photo). One scene where a couple is interrupted while in bed; they are covered up and nothing is shown. There is a long nude beach scene where many male and female buttocks are obvious and many breasts are shown -- although not up close. There is some sexually explicit language and conversations about sex.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - Two boxing scenes, one brief and one rather long with many punches but no gore. There is a brief scene where a man is punched by gangsters a few times, and another where a man is threatened by said gangsters and thrown around; nothing graphic is shown. There is a fistfight between two men; one's mouth and nose are bloodied. A man is supposedly shot and bleeding but is really just fine.

PROFANITY 5 - Three F-words, as well as some scatological references and a few mild profanities. There are also several scenes containing sexually explicit language. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Lack of closeness between parent and son, the importance of friendships.

MESSAGE - Loyalty and friendship are the most important things in life and your own desires should take a back seat, when necessary.

Special Keywords: S5 - V3 - P5 - MPAAPG-13

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