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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

Nicolas Cage and John Travolta are terrorist and law officer, respectively, and they switch identities.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - A man's naked bottom is seen. A man squeezes a woman's clothed behind. A cartoon of a big-breasted woman. Audio of sexual noises and moaning. Kissing and sexual innuendo (including implied references to oral sex).

VIOLENCE/GORE 9 - A laser cuts around a face with some blood; then the face is sucked off with sucking sounds (seen twice) and we see it floating in a glass bowl -- we glimpse the bloody, raw skin and muscle underneath. A man's chest is sliced open (some blood). Many gunfights, mostly with automatic gunfire, sometimes with blood and sometimes resulting in death. Blood squirts out of a man's neck, an ear is shot off and we later see the mangled side of a man's head. Blood spurts out of a shot knee, a man is shot in the forehead with some blood, a man spits out blood, lots of blood on the floor in one gunfight and lots of blood on a man's chest. A woman is shot in the back of the head. A body is thrown in front of a car and rolls under it. A man is shot and blood is splattered on a wheel. A shot kills a boy who's shown with blood on his face. A few people are set on fire after being doused with gasoline. Several stabbings and a man cuts another man's face (some blood). A spear gun impales a man in the belly (some blood). A woman puts out a cigarette on a comatose man's arm. A man falls through a skylight and dies. Some fistfights with some blood (on mouth, faces and hands). A man is slightly mangled in a wind tunnel. An attempted stabbing with an anchor, chases, reckless driving and flying. Some explosions.

PROFANITY 8 - About 30 F-words, some mild obscenities, a few anatomical references, some scatological references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Terrorism, law enforcement, surgical technology, identity.

MESSAGE - Keep your own identity.

Special Keywords: S3 - V9 - P8 - MPAAR

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