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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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Violence & Gore
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MPAA Rating: R

Jeff Goldblum stars in this supernatural thriller about a man who comes back from the dead.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - A few kisses between a man and woman. The couple is shown having sex with slight thrusting and moaning. We don't see nudity and the scene is brief and in the cover of darkness.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - A young boy impales himself with a knife. A woman and girl are shown dead. Hell is depicted using computer graphics with writhing tendrils, etc. A medical procedure involving a bloody incision. Several visions of a girl having her throat slit, and having her eyes poked out. A woman's throat is slit, another is strangled. A shaving scene results in a cut on the face and hand. A bloody corpse falls out of a refrigerator. A man is stabbed, and another is shot.

PROFANITY 6 - About 10 F-words, half a dozen scatological terms and a couple of milder obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Fatherhood, coming back to life, the supernatural.

MESSAGE - We should honor death and accept it instead of fighting it.

Special Keywords: S3 - V7 - P6 - MPAAR

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