Dead Man On Campus

 
 

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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
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: R

Two college roommates (Tom Everett Scott and Mark-Paul Gosselaar) try to find a clinically depressed third roommate because - supposedly - when a roommate commits suicide the remaining roommates automatically get straight A's.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - Sexual innuendo, including references to masturbation, voyeurism, lust, homosexuality and oral sex. Sex is implied in two occasions, but nothing is actually seen. A couple of women are seen in their bras and a man's buttocks are shown. A couple begin to undress and get into bed preparing for sex, but nothing is seen. A man unzips his pants, but nothing is shown.

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - A man accidentally sets a woman's hair on fire. A man is hit in the face with a chalkboard. A man is dragged by a rope and a man is kicked in the groin. A man shoots at police cars and a man's shirt is bloody after he's been shot. An attempted suicide by overdose. A corpse is seen during an autopsy (the chest has been opened). We hear a man urinating and a man unknowingly drinks urine. A couple of men jump from a moving car and a man plays chicken with several cars causing them to run off the road. A hand pops out of the ground in a dream sequence. Some property damage.

PROFANITY 6 - About 16 F-words and a profane hand gesture, 10 scatological terms, a dozen anatomical references, several sexual references, a dozen mild obscenities, insults and racial remarks. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Suicide, drug and alcohol abuse, college campuses, stealing, homework.

MESSAGE - Stupid schemes are not a substitute for hard work.

Special Keywords: S4 - V4 - P6 - MPAAR

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