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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: R

Film noir/murder mystery with Ed Harris and Madeleine Stowe.

SEX/NUDITY 6 - One sex scene in which we don't see the actual act, but do see the woman completely naked. Another sex scene in which we see a woman's breasts. Sex is also implied a few times, but nothing is shown. One gruesome scene in which we see a dead woman's naked body.

VIOLENCE/GORE 6 - There are two dead bodies, one in a very badly decomposed state, the other leaves a long trail of blood. Two shooting scenes resulting in death. There is a lot of talk about weapons and killing. There are a few scenes in a morgue where we see dead bodies very briefly, and a couple of scenes of domestic violence -- husband slapping and punching and shoving his wife.

PROFANITY 5 - The F-word is use several times along with scatological references and milder profanities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Extra-marital sex and relationships, betrayal, murder, conspiracy, greed, brutality.

MESSAGE - There's no way around the truth.

Special Keywords: S6 - V6 - P5 - MPAAR

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