Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

 
 

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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

The crocodile catcher (Paul Hogan) is back, but in this fish-out-of-water story the Australian follows his love (Linda Kozlowski) to Hollywood and ends up playing detective. Also with Jere Burns, Jonathan Banks and Serge Cockburn. [1:30]

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Mild kissing. We see what seem to be a woman's bare breasts in a painting (it's from a distance and there's a glare on the canvas). A few instances of women displaying cleavage. A young boy watches a woman walk away and comments on how nice her posterior is.

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - Threatening with guns, with a few shots fired but no one hurt. In two "jump" scenes a crocodile jumps out of the water and destroys a kayak with a man in it (both times the man is unharmed). A tree branch with two men sitting on it breaks and the men fall into crocodile-infested waters; a crocodile chases them all the way to the shore. A man punches a man in the neck and knocks him down. A boy throws a block at a rat and knocks it out and then picks it up by the tail. Two men jump on and crush the roof of a convertible with four boys in it; then they dump a trash can on it. A man hits a man over the head with a board. A man rams a door into another man, knocking him out. A man pushes a man off a tall ladder and he falls to the ground. A man is hit by several objects (including a big plastic cow) flying at him from a high-powered fan. Two men in an open bus crash into a wall. A man throws a hollow, plastic boulder over a man's head. A man throws a knife between a man's legs, nearly hitting his crotch. A man puts a gun to a woman's head. A few lions seem ready to charge at several men but do not. A man squeezes and breaks another man's hand. A man stabs a mechanical anaconda. Reckless driving. We hear a man was killed in a car accident.

PROFANITY 3 - A few anatomical and scatological references, several mild obscenities, one religious profanity, several insults. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Tourism, Hollywood, thievery, WWII, marriage, family, drugs, hunting, cross-dressing, racism.

MESSAGE - Skills one needs to survive in the wilderness can be used to catch crooks in the city.

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