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Grosse Pointe Blank



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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
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: R

John Cusack is a professional hitman who returns to his hometown for his high school reunion.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - A couple kiss and she takes off her shirt but that's the end of the scene (and we don't see anything because his body blocks our view). Kissing, sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - Two extended shoot-outs with machine gun fire where many people are shot and killed, with some blood and jerking movements as they fall (through glass, etc.). A man is shot in the abdomen and head with blood seeping out. A man is stabbed in the neck with a pen (a great deal of blood on the man's shirt and neck). A man is killed when a television is thrown on his head; his body twitches. A man's hand is cut and is very bloody. An extended fight scene with punches, kicks, tripping and throwing each other against lockers (with some blood on both men's faces). A lot of property damage and people being thrown by the force of an explosion. Threatening with guns. A man and a woman have bruised eyes. Scuffles.

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

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Professional hitmen, high school reunions, having a moral code, going home again.

MESSAGE - You can go home again. You have to live by a moral code.

Special Keywords: S2 - V7 - P7 - MPAAR

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