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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: PG-13

Jamie Foxx plays a man whose girlfriend (Nia Long) leaves him stranded at a Texas gas station where he's held hostage by a bumbling robber. Also with Barry Corbin, Eduardo Yez, John Cullum, Jake Busey, Michael Shamus Wiles, Sarah Paulson, Sam Gifaldi, Billy Morton and Julie Hagerty. [1:29]

SEX/NUDITY 2 - Several instances of sexual innuendo and a kiss. We see lots of condoms fall out of a woman's purse. Men stare at a clothed woman who's sitting in a small inflatable pool and spraying water on her chest and neck. Four men are forced to strip down to their underpants; we also see another man in his underpants. We see a couple of women in cleavage- and midriff-revealing tops.

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - Mostly played for laughs. A bullet grazes a man's neck (we see a little blood on his fingers and neck). A man who's being shot at dives into a rack of potato chips, gets a bloody cut on his cheek, and says he's been shot; the "bullet" is extracted from his cheek (it turns out to be a potato chip) and we also see him holding a bloody chip that was apparently extracted from his buttocks. A man grabs another and holds a gun to his head twice, a woman slaps a man's hand, a boy hits a man's crotch, a boy lightly punches a man's arm, a man lightly slaps another's forehead, a boy swings his fists at a man (the man pushes the boy away by his forehead to avoid being hit), a man hits his head on an open car hood, a man pushes a boy to the ground when he thinks he hears a gun shot, a man and woman fall out of their chairs when they hear gunfire, and a skunk sprays a man and causes him to fall through some rafters and shoot his gun. Lots of threatening with guns throughout the movie; also, people are shot at several times, and in one scene many police officers and other people shoot into a convenience store, breaking many of its windows and hitting some items inside. Some verbal threatening and some reckless driving. A man has a bandage over his facial cut and some blood on his shirt throughout most of the movie. We see a corpse's shoe and pant leg. A woman puts some chewing tobacco in her mouth, then spits it out in a man's hat. A woman holds her clothed buttocks and it's implied she needs to use the bathroom.

PROFANITY 5 - About 6 F-word derivations, an obscene finger and arm gesture, lots of anatomical references, many scatological references, lots of mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Armed robbery, hostage situations, sympathetic criminals, unfaithfulness, car theft, lying.

MESSAGE - No matter how crazy life gets, everything works out in the end.

Special Keywords: S2 - V4 - P5 - MPAAPG-13

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