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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: R

A group of friends hide a terrible secret and pay the consequences.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Cleavage revealing outfits. Kissing (including make-out scenes where it's implied that the couple had sex, but nothing is shown). Sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - A man who's been hit by a car has a very bloody face. A man is dumped in the ocean while still alive. A man has a few bloody cuts on his head after being hit by a car. A corpse is shown in a trunk with crabs crawling around. A person is stabbed many times with a hook (we don't see the stabbing itself). Blood drips from a railing. Blood squirts out from a man's chin after he's been gouged with a hook; he's pulled across a table and killed. Blood gushes from a man's mouth after he's been stabbed by a hook. A man's hand is ripped off and later we see the severed, partially bloody appendage. Blood spurts onto a glass door and a body is dragged by a hook. Several corpses are shown (no blood). A fistfight with many punches and attempted stabbings with a hook. Chases, reckless driving and scuffles.

PROFANITY 7 - About 33 F-words, many scatological references, some anatomical references, and some mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Manslaughter, reckless driving, murder, revenge, secrets.

MESSAGE - You should take responsibility for your actions.

Special Keywords: S3 - V8 - P7 - MPAAR

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