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Interview With the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles



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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

Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt star as vampires trying to come to terms with their nasty natures.

SEX/NUDITY 9 - The sex scenes involve a man who passionately kisses a couple of women and a man who is shown on top of a woman (both clothed), sucking her neck and thrusting his hips as she wraps her legs around him. There's a lot of nudity -- heaving bosoms are plentiful -- and a couple of scenes of total frontal nudity (there's a lingering shot of a completely nude woman).

VIOLENCE/GORE 9 - Many shots of bloody fang-marks, as well as bloody fangs. Necks and wrists are shown being punctured with a metal hook (shown in close-up). A vampire drains the blood from many rats, another breaks a rat's neck and drains the blood into a goblet. A vampire's throat is slit and an ugly gash is shown along with a puddle of blood. Numerous vampires are set on fire (one is shown with charred skin), decapitated, and cut in half. A young female vampire is burned by the sun. A plague victim is shown with sores on the face and hands. A decayed corpse is shown.

PROFANITY 1 - A couple of mild profanities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Vampires, Satan and good vs. evil, survival.

MESSAGE - You cannot deny your true nature.

Special Keywords: S9 - V9 - P1 - MPAAR

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