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Great Expectations



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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

Ethan Hawke and Gwyneth Paltrow star in this modern telling of the Charles Dickens classic.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - Lots of sexual tension and some passionate kissing. A man fondles a woman's thighs and clothed crotch. A woman is shown sitting nude from behind, the side of a woman's breasts and a woman's bare buttocks are glimpsed briefly, and a woman is shown in her underwear. A woman is seen nude from behind apparently after having had sex and a woman is seen fully nude from a great distance, so nothing is really clearly seen. Sketches of a woman fully nude are seen several times.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A man is stabbed and killed, and he is left very bloody. A man's very bloody ankle is seen. A man threatens to kill another man.

PROFANITY 7 - A couple of dozen F-words, several scatological references, several mild obscenities and insults. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Pretending to be something you are not, unrequited love.

MESSAGE - Ambition must be tempered by humility.

Special Keywords: S4 - V3 - P7 - MPAAR

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