Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

 
 

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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

The sequel to "Candyman" has the man with a hook running rampant again.

SEX/NUDITY 5 - A man and a woman are briefly seen on a balcony kissing, a man and a woman are seen kissing at a street corner: the man is in a G-string and the woman is totally nude (we can see the sides of her breasts) and there is the suggestion of sex.

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - Sketches and paintings of Candyman's horrific death are seen throughout the film (his hand was cut off and then he was stung to death by bees). Two men fight in a bar. A man is killed by a hook to the abdomen and shown in a huge pool of blood. Several more people are hooked to death with huge amounts of blood. A woman dreams of another having her throat slit. A man is killed by being covered and stung by bees. A woman is threatened several times.

PROFANITY 6 - 8 F-words, a dozen scatological terms and a couple of milder obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Superstition, interracial relationships.

MESSAGE - There is no good reason for revenge; murder is wrong even if you think you have a good reason for it.

Special Keywords: S5 - V8 - P6 - MPAAR

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