Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace

 
 

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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: PG-13

This sequel to the 1992 film "Lawnmower Man" has Jobe (Matt Frewer) trying to create and then take over a virtual reality (VR) world. Also with Patrick Bergin, Austin O'Brien, Ely Pouget, Camille Cooper, Patrick LaBrecque, Crystal Celeste Grant, Sean Parhm, Mathew Valencia, Kevin Conway, Trever O'Brien, Richard Fancy, Ellis Williams, Castulo Guerra and Molly Shannon. [1:30]

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A couple of kisses.

VIOLENCE/GORE 6 - A group of people are threatened with laser and real guns; several are shot (their bodies jerk and we see blood spurting). A couple of people are killed in VR and are seemingly electrocuted. Some explosions; a badly burned man is shown a couple of times and fireballs chase some kids. Kids get into a VR scene and fall, are chased and shot at and nearly die (a little blood comes out of one kid's nose). Two men swordfight in VR. A helicopter and a plane crash (the pilots are screaming) and a subway train barrels down on another subway train.

PROFANITY 5 - Two F-words, a couple of scatological references and some mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - VR, megalomania, computers and technology.

MESSAGE - We must respect technology and science but be careful to use them for good purposes.

Special Keywords: S1 - V6 - P5 - MPAAPG-13

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