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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

Hugh Grant is a doctor who discovers a nefarious medical plot.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - Two naked men run down a city street and we see their buttocks and their crotches in shadows.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - Close-ups of bloody wounds during medical procedures and in other situations. People are shot and there are some deaths as a result. A man has bloody hands and blood is dripping onto his shoes. A man is hit by a subway train (offscreen) and two men are nearly hit. A man is electrocuted on the subway track. Men have convulsions. A couple of fistfights; a fight in an elevator results in blood on the elevator walls. A man is hit across the back with a bat. A man is shot and lies in a pool of blood. Reckless driving, foot chases.

PROFANITY 7 - About 25 F-words, some mild obscenities and scatological references, a few anatomical references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Paralysis, medical experimentation, doctors.

MESSAGE - You shouldn't kill one person even in order to save many; doctors shouldn't play God; the end does not justify the means.

Special Keywords: S2 - V7 - P7 - MPAAR

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