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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

Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and James Garner star in this rough-and-tumble Western comedy based on Garner's "Maverick" TV series from the '60s.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - Gibson is shown shirtless a few times and Garner and Gibson are shown naked from the waist up in a bathtub. Foster and Gibson kiss passionately a few times and their bare shoulders are seen during a scene where they are obviously having sex.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A great deal of almost cartoonish violence, including lots of gunfights, threats with guns and fistfights. A man is shown on a horse with a noose around his neck. A bank is blown up. A man beats up four men by punching them and hitting them with a frying pan, and he chokes one. A dead man is shown, but the scene is used to comedic effect. A man is dragged under a runaway stagecoach, and hangs off a cliff. The blood consists of bloody noses and mouths, after brawls.

PROFANITY 3 - About three scatological terms, a few mild profanities, and a few sexual innuendoes. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Lawlessness, gambling, gunfighting, stealing.

MESSAGE - If you believe enough in yourself, anything can happen.

Special Keywords: S2 - V3 - P3 - MPAAPG

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