Dr. Dolittle

 
 

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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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Violence & Gore
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MPAA Rating: PG-13

Remake of the 1967 film, with Eddie Murphy in the title role as a man who can hear and talk to animals.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - Some sexual innuendo. Part of a woman's buttocks is exposed in preparation for an injection. Discussions of sex between humans and animals, and preparation for an impending sexual encounter, but nothing happens.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A man's nose is broken after being hit by a door. A man punches another man in the face. A woman has a very swollen face (due to an allergic reaction). It is implied that a dog has been run over by a car and in another scene it is implied that a tiger is not going to survive surgery. Reckless driving.

PROFANITY 2 - A lot of scatological humor, including a couple of scatological terms, a discussion of the use of a rectal thermometer, flatulence, and birds defecating on people. Also about 10 anatomical references, and about a dozen mild obscenities and insults. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Bestiality, delusions, ambition and greed, being a vet.

MESSAGE - There are higher callings in life than making a lot of money. Animals are as special as humans.

Special Keywords: S2 - V3 - P2 - MPAAPG-13

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