Inventing the Abbotts

 
 

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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

Two brothers from the wrong side of the tracks fantasize about and date three rich sisters in a 1950's town.

SEX/NUDITY 6 - A few sex scenes: in one a couple is having sex with the woman on top of the man, thrusting and moaning, and her bare breasts are evident. In another the man is on top and again we see thrusting and hear moaning and both his bare behind and her bare breasts are seen. In yet another scene we see thrusting and hear heavy breathing and moaning -- but no nudity. A few make-out scenes with kissing and fondling (the participants are clothed) and attempted disrobing -- a man's shirt is unbuttoned, a woman's skirt is raised. Sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - Scuffles, fistfights with punches, knocking over objects and falling. After a punch a man has a bit of blood on his face.

PROFANITY 6 - About 15 F-words, a few scatological references, some anatomical references, many mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - The 1950's, social class and rich vs. poor, growing up.

MESSAGE - Rich and poor alike are still just people.

Special Keywords: S6 - V2 - P6 - MPAAR

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