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Destiny Turns On the Radio



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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: R

Nancy Travis and Dylan McDermott spend eternity together -- with a little help from a god called Destiny (Quentin Tarantino).

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Showgirls are shown, from behind with only G-strings on. A man is shown nude, with a strategically placed table hiding his private parts. A dancer is shown in a bra. A man and woman are shown under a blanket, presumably after sex, with exposed shoulders. A woman is shown in a bubble bath (only naked shoulders seen). A man and woman fall into bed kissing and hugging. Several passionate kissing scenes. A man keeps grabbing his clothed crotch. And there are several sexual references but they are not graphic or lewd.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - There are a few near car crashes. A few fights, some with yelling and wild gestures; some involve throwing things. A man is hit in the face twice, and another gets a knee to the groin. A man is hit by lightning a few times. A motorcycle blows up. Men are hit in the head with a shoe and a billy club and knocked unconscious. A man is threatened with a gun.

PROFANITY 5 - 8 F-words, 9 scatological terms, many milder obscenities, and some sexual references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - True love, prison, the supernatural.

MESSAGE - True love is worth any price.

Special Keywords: S3 - V3 - P5 - MPAAR

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