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Hot Shots: Part Deux



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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: PG-13

The basic concept is to lampoon world events (the Gulf War) and films ("Rambo," "Apocalypse Now," "Basic Instinct," "Star Wars," "Terminator 2," and classics like "Casablanca" and "The Wizard Of Oz"). Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino and Richard Crenna star.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - One bedroom scene. A woman is shown from the back, wearing only panties, and then from the front in silhouette. One naked male derriere, shown very briefly, in a gag where a tent blows away to reveal a man showering. Some kissing and slobbering.

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - Lots of shooting, fighting, and fireworks. A man is splattered against a wall like a fly, but it's all silly-looking slapstick, not horrifying. All violence in this film is broad and cartoonish; more Roadrunner than Rambo.

PROFANITY 5 - The F-word is used once. Also some scatological language and various insults. [profanity glossary]


MESSAGE - Absolutely none.

Special Keywords: S3 - V4 - P5 - MPAAPG-13

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