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Lost in Yonkers



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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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Violence & Gore
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MPAA Rating: PG

Neil Simon tale about two boys (Brad Stoll and Mike Damus) who are temporarily living with their stern grandmother (Irene Worth) and slightly retarded aunt (Mercedes Ruehl). Also with David Strathairn.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - A woman and her boyfriend kiss a few times while rolling on the grass and the man continues to kiss her even after she tells him to stop. There are a couple of implicit sexual references about a boy's anatomy and a woman's libido.

VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - A woman brandishes her walking cane at another woman, but doesn't hit her; a few scenes of people yelling at each other and crying; a man slaps a boy across the face, and points a gun at him.

PROFANITY 1 - No profanity, just some very mild cussing and a couple of references to courage as a part of the male anatomy. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Mental retardation, emotional abuse of children, stealing, wanting something you can't have, separating from your parents.

MESSAGE - No one can tell you how to live your life, not even your parents.

Special Keywords: S2 - V2 - P1 - MPAAPG

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