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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

Gangsters battle for turf in this 1930s crime drama.

SEX/NUDITY 6 - Several women skinny dip and we see total nudity (from front and rear). Implied oral sex (woman performing on man). A couple is shown in bed together obviously after sex although nothing is seen. Sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - Many people are shot and knifed (sometimes in shoot-outs) with lots of blood (on bodies, in bullet holes, around corpses, coming out of mouths). A severed, bloody finger and severed testicles. A stabbing with pick axes. A couple of throats are slit. A man is hung up, he's very bloody and later his corpse is held up on a wall. Bodies are thrown out of cars. Many people are beaten up (punching, kicking, hitting with objects). Explosions.

PROFANITY 8 - About 60 F-words, many scatological references, many anatomical references, many mild obscenities, many racial slurs (which African-Americans use in reference to other African-Americans and whites referring to African-Americans). [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Gangsters, depression, race relations.

MESSAGE - Even bad guys can have some good qualities.

Special Keywords: S6 - V8 - P8 - MPAAR

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