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I Love Trouble



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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
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MPAA Rating: PG

Julia Roberts and Nick Nolte star in this tale of two intrepid reporters who find love and danger while trying to solve a mystery.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - We see the naked backs of a man -- and a woman when she goes skinny dipping. There are a few passionate kisses -- some taking place in bed. There are also two rather sexy dance scenes between a man and a woman in a bar. Some sexual innuendoes.

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - There is violent tension, death and destruction, but not much gore. The aftermath of a train wreck is shown: a dead body is seen with a bullet hole in the head, but there's little blood. There are a lot of flying bullets. A man falls into an elevator, two people are almost hit by a car, two men do fall to their deaths, and two other people almost fall to their deaths. A woman gets punched in the face and ends up with a black eye.

PROFANITY 2 - One scatological term and a few mild profanities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Career vs. relationships, competition, sexual tension, genetic engineering.

MESSAGE - You can find love in the most unexpected places.

Special Keywords: S3 - V4 - P2 - MPAAPG

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