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The Frighteners



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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
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MPAA Rating: R

Michael J. Fox can talk to spirits in a small town where Death seems to be rather active.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Kissing, nuzzling, sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - Scenes of ghosts haunting people: objects fly, walls ripple and ghosts grab people; scenes of disfigured and rotting ghosts; a man has his head shot off followed by a gush of blood, a couple of shootouts (some blood), a woman cuts her hand; a dead woman lies in a bed splattered with her blood (blood is also splattered on the walls), ghosts are squashed (some blood) to "death." A mass murder in a hospital has many people shot and lying in pools of blood; bloody numbers are carved in their foreheads. People are threatened with guns, people are strangled, when two people go to hell there are red, writhing snakes and worms. Fistfights and scuffles resulting in bruises and scratches.

PROFANITY 5 - One mouthed F-word, some mild obscenities, many scatological references, many anatomical references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Ghosts, psychic abilities.

MESSAGE - Just because you feel guilty doesn't mean you are.

Special Keywords: S1 - V7 - P5 - MPAAR

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