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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

Demi Moore and her son fear for their lives when she's called to jury duty on a Mafia don's case. Also with Alec Baldwin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Heche, James Gandolfini, Lindsay Crouse, Tony Lo Bianco, Michael Constantine, Matt Craven, Michael Rispoli, Julie Halston, Frank Adonis, Matthew Cowles and Polly Adams. [1:58]

SEX/NUDITY 5 - Some mild sexual innuendo and passionate kissing. A man and woman are lying in bed together and he's on top; they're both naked (only their bare shoulders are visible) and we hear moaning. We see a woman's bare breasts clearly and for a fairly long period of time. A woman's bra-clad cleavage is also shown.

VIOLENCE/GORE 6 - A man is shot repeatedly (there's blood on his forehead and shoulder) and a teenager runs screaming and we hear a gunshot as he's killed. A shootout with some bloody results. We see a body with a puddle of blood under its head. A man drives recklessly and nearly hits a boy, a car goes over a cliff and a car explodes with someone inside. A man threatens a woman with a gun and forces her to swallow pills which will kill her. A woman yells at, shakes and slaps a boy.

PROFANITY 7 - 15+ F-words, some anatomical references and many scatological references and mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Jury duty, the Mafia, motherhood, vengeance, stalking.

MESSAGE - Terror can make you strong.

Special Keywords: S5 - V6 - P7 - MPAAR

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