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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: PG-13

Johnny Depp stars as a young man who thinks he is the legendary lover and Marlon Brando is the psychiatrist who is pulled into the young man's delusions.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - A woman stands by a mirror and we see her naked behind (in a rather long scene), a lot of talk about sex -- but usually in an archaic, romantic manner -- a few scenes of people kissing passionately. A man and woman are shown in bed presumably after having had sex. And, a man and woman are shown having sex and we see naked body parts and writhing and hear the woman moaning. The scene has a lot of cuts in it so it's hard to tell what is actually happening. A woman is shown in a see-through blouse, and a group of women are shown in various stages of undress. Photos of a nude woman are shown exposing bare breasts and behinds. A woman undresses while young boys watch her.

VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - A man stands on a billboard threatening to commit suicide. A man threatens to kill a man, charges him with a sword and crashes through a window. A sword fight results in two dead men, with small bloody wounds on their torsos.

PROFANITY 2 - Two scatological terms and some mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Insanity and delusions, retirement, mental institutions, psychotropic drugs, suicide, adultery.

MESSAGE - You must have romance to keep love alive; not all delusions are dangerous.

Special Keywords: S4 - V2 - P2 - MPAAPG-13

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