Glengarry Glen Ross

 
 

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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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MPAA Rating: R

David Mamet's play about two-bit real-estate agents selling an unfounded American dream to gullible consumers. The theme here is the sheer meaningless drudgery of selling, accomplished by "leads": Lists of prospective "clients."

SEX/NUDITY 0 - None.

VIOLENCE/GORE 1 - There's a lot of psychological violence resulting from several threats.

PROFANITY 9 - The F-word and every other profane expletive is uttered repeatedly, as well as sexually explicit language. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - The realities of the corporate real estate world. Conning unwary people for survival.

MESSAGE - Existence is futile. We are always under the gun to produce and if we don't there is always someone to take away whatever we have.

Special Keywords: S0 - V1 - P9 - MPAAR

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