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Judge Dredd



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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

Sylvester Stallone is the law in this actioner based on the popular comic.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - One kiss, one brief verbal sexual innuendo, and some cleavage is exposed.

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - A riot in the city results in explosions and fires, and people rioting, vandalizing and shooting each other. People are shown riddled with gunshots, screaming and dying, and some fall to their deaths. Two men are electrocuted. One man is killed by a knife (we see the bloody knife exit his torso). Many fight scenes with hits, kicks, punches and gunfire. A robot pulls a man's arms off (we only see a burst of blood). Some men are shown deformed by scars and disabilities. We see a bloody corpse roasting over a fire.

PROFANITY 5 - One F-word, one scatological reference and a handful of milder obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Anarchy vs. social order, genetic engineering, imprisonment.

MESSAGE - Social order will only be ensured via strong law enforcement.

Special Keywords: S1 - V8 - P5 - MPAAR

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