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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

Woody Allen comedy with Kenneth Branagh as a newly-divorced writer searching for fame, fortune and perfect love. Also with Judy Davis, Leonardo DiCaprio and Winona Ryder.

SEX/NUDITY 7 - Lots of sexual innuendo. Kissing, often passionately; in one scene we see two women kiss briefly. A woman unbuckles a man's belt and oral sex is implied, but nothing is seen. We see a man underneath covers and a scantily clad woman getting dressed -- they've obviously just had intercourse. A man and woman dance very suggestively. A man touches a woman's elbow and she begins to moan pleasurably. Two women practice performing fellatio on bananas. A man and woman are clothed but appear to be having intercourse on a desk. During one scene, we see a clothed couple in the background rolling around on a bed and another naked couple kissing in a hot tub (we see their bare shoulders only). Two men discuss having group sex while two women sit next to each other on a bed; later, we see one couple moving and moaning underneath the covers and the other couple lying next to them, just talking. Lots of scantily-clad women.

VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - A man accidentally drives his car through a showroom window (no one is injured). Fake blood runs from the palms of a statue of Jesus Christ. A man breaks lamps and throws things around a room; he also pins a woman down on a bed, shaking and threatening her. We briefly see a professional boxing match.

PROFANITY 9 - About 50 F-words, many anatomical references, a couple scatological references, and many mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Fame, betrayal, sexual relationships, finding happiness and satisfaction.

MESSAGE - Some people will never be content with their lives and loves; they think there's always something or someone better.

Special Keywords: S7 - V2 - P9 - MPAAR

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