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Major Payne



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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
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Damon Wayans stars as a Marine who must whip some boys into shape and help them win their Junior ROTC championship.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Two kisses between a man and his girlfriend.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - Some of the violence and gore here are played for laughs. There is a war scene with explosions: A man has a bleeding chest and another breaks his finger (crooked finger shown). A man puts a gun to a man's back and crotch. A man cooks and almost eats a rat. A man slaps another man a few times across the face, kicks a window and hurts himself. A man taunts and berates his ROTC members, with a few scenes of boys pummeling each other (after one scene a boy is shown with a black eye and blood on his lip). Some graphic descriptions of wartime violence. A parent slaps his son across the face. A gun is fired a few times (but not at anyone). A man daydreams about hitting and throwing an aggressor into a kiddie pool.

PROFANITY 3 - About seven scatological terms, many milder obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - The military life, killing pursuant to military order.

MESSAGE - Once you start something, you should always follow through, especially if others are counting on you.

Special Keywords: S1 - V3 - P3 - MPAAPG-13

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