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Don't Be a Menace in South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood



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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

The Wayans siblings -- Keenen Ivory, Shawn, Marlon, Craig and Kim -- turn their attention to urban dramas in this spoof of such films as "Boyz 'N the Hood" and "Higher Learning." Also with Tracey Cherelle Jones, Chris Spencer, Suli McCullough, Darrell Heath, Helen Martin, Isaiah Barnes, Lahmard Tate, Vivica Fox and Keith Morris. [1:29]

SEX/NUDITY 5 - Sexual innuendo and passionate kissing scenes with fondling. In a sex scene played for laughs, we see kissing, fondling and glimpses of breasts and buttocks as the couple spoof a scene from "9 1/2 Weeks" (they pour food items all over each other and lick and kiss them off).

VIOLENCE/GORE 5 - Mainly played for laughs. Some drive-by shootings and gang wars with guns and other weapons. We see an armed robbery, chases on foot and in cars, speedy getaways, threatening with guns and a few shootings (with some blood). Some fights with punches and kicks (again, with some blood).

PROFANITY 10 - 50+ F-words, many scatological references, many mild obscenities and some anatomical references and racial epithets. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Urban life, crime and gangs, racial tension, young adulthood, guns.

MESSAGE - Urban living can be dangerous, but you still have to try to have some fun.

Special Keywords: S5 - V5 - P10 - MPAAR

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