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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: PG-13

A group of explorers run into a family of killer gorillas.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A group of bare-chested men.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - There isn't a lot of violence until the end of the film and those scenes are quick -- it's hard to really see what is happening and that lessens the impact. However, the gorillas look menacing, with hideous teeth, and they tend to fall upon someone and "feed." They hit their victims with both paws on either side of the head and torso. There are scenes of gorillas threatening and attacking humans: one man is attacked and he runs away screaming and bloody (he then dies); another man's head is thrown to a group of people and later we see the headless corpse (other bloody and mutilated corpses are evident). A man has an eyeball drop into his hand. We see many gorillas killed by guns and by a volcanic eruption.

PROFANITY 5 - One F-word, nine scatological terms, and a few milder obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Safaris, natural disasters, killer gorillas, teaching animals to communicate with humans, greed, technology, death.

MESSAGE - When humans mess with the natural order of things, everything goes wrong.

Special Keywords: S1 - V7 - P5 - MPAAPG-13

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