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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

Convicts hijack an airplane and Nicolas Cage must try to save the day.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - Kissing, sexual innuendo (including homosexual references).

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - Lots of explosions, lots of fights with punches, kicks and sometimes with blood. A man's nose is rammed into his brain and there is blood on his face as he dies. Two men pull needles out of their hands. A man pulls out a fishing wire embedded in his mouth. A man sets another on fire with lighter fluid. Two attempted rapes: once the rapist begins fondling a woman through her clothes and talks about raping her, and another time he knocks her unconscious and begins taking down her pants. A corpse is trapped in the landing gear (no blood); the corpse falls many feet to shatter a car and we see his face through the windshield. A plane crashes through buildings resulting in deaths and bloodshed. A man is thrown through glass and then decapitated with a pile driver. A man has his arm broken and is impaled during a fight (some blood). A man has his neck broken with some blood on his face. We see brain matter when a man is shot in the head. Lots of gunshots with lots of spurting blood and squishy sounds. A corpse with blood on the chest. An arm is left hanging in cuffs when a corpse is taken down. A man is stabbed in the ankle with a hook.

PROFANITY 8 - About 25 F-words, many scatological references, a few mild obscenities, some anatomical references, a couple of racial slurs. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - The military, prison, law enforcement, hijacking.

MESSAGE - All convicts aren't bad guys.

Special Keywords: S2 - V8 - P8 - MPAAR

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