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City of Angels



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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
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MPAA Rating: PG-13

Nicolas Cage is an angel who falls in love with Meg Ryan and decides to try out being human.

SEX/NUDITY 5 - A man's bare buttocks are seen, and there's a brief glimpse of male frontal nudity from the side. A naked couple kiss (no nudity is actually evident), caress and the woman sits on top of the man as they have sex with discreet thrusting. Sexual innuendo. Kissing.

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - Blood is seen during an operation. Threatening with guns during an armed robbery. A finger is nearly severed and a woman cuts a man's hand. A bloody incision is shown, there's some blood on a hand, a lip, a shoulder and an eyebrow. A woman's bruised face is shown with a spot of blood on her forehead. A woman rides a bike into a truck (not seen). A man falls from a great height (but is not seriously injured). Two face slaps and a face punch. A man is roughed up by a group of people.

PROFANITY 4 - Many scatological references, a few mild obscenities, an anatomical reference. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - God, angels, doctors, death and the afterlife, falling in love.

MESSAGE - Love is worth anything.

Special Keywords: S5 - V4 - P4 - MPAAPG-13

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