A League of Their Own

 
 

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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: PG

The film touches on a little-known aspect of recent history-women in professional baseball during World War II. Two sisters are torn by their love for each other and the fierce competition between them.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - No nudity. No sex. Women are given sexy uniforms and encouraged to play to the camera to win publicity for the team. One character talks about her sexual exploits. Some crotch scratching (within the context of baseball).

VIOLENCE/GORE 0 - No violence.

PROFANITY 2 - Some four-letter words, especially in the dugout scenes. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - The coach is drunk often at the beginning of the film. There's some sexual innuendo and a very long comic scene of the coach relieving himself. Sexism and the stereotyping of women is a major focus.

MESSAGE - Women can play ball-or do anything else they want-as well as men. If you want something hard enough, and work at it you'll get it.

Special Keywords: S2 - V0 - P2 - MPAAPG

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