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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

Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dennis Rodman help each other and Van Damme's family.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Lots of scenes of barechested men. Kissing. Sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - Many people are shot by automatic and other gunfire and they jerk and twitch as the gunshots kill them. A few times blood is shown on torsos and chests when people are shot. A man cuts his thumbprint off in a bloody close-up. A man is burned by an explosion (bloody face and bloody holes in his coat). A man has bloody cuts on his back. A man has a bloody cut on his cheek and later on his forehead that drips down his face. Many scenes of fighting -- usually martial arts with kicks, punches, spins, crunching bones and squishy sounds. A couple of people are choked and strangled. Many, many explosions usually caused by grenades and bombs; these explosions usually throw people up and far. A tiger stalks a man and later jumps on another man. Threatening with guns. People have bruised, scratched faces in a few scenes. A few falls.

PROFANITY 3 - A few mild obscenities, a few anatomical references, a couple of scatological references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Martial arts fighting, revenge, terrorism and antiterrorism.

MESSAGE - When the game or fight becomes personal, that's when your opponent needs to worry.

Special Keywords: S1 - V8 - P3 - MPAAR

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