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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
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MPAA Rating: R

Bruce Willis tries to protect an autistic boy from ruthless government agents.

SEX/NUDITY 0 - None.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - A couple of explosions (one involves glass; many shards fly into a man's face leaving his face very bloody and killing him). A man is hit in the back of the head with a club. A few gunfights with people being shot and killed. There are several bloody scenes: A man is shot leaving a very bloody abdomen; a bloody smear on a wall and bloodstains on a floor are shown; a man has bloody hands; a bloody corpse (torso); lots of blood is shown oozing out of a chest wound; a woman is shot in the back and a man is shot in the head leaving small, bloody wounds; and we see a man's very bloody face lying in pool of blood. Men repeatedly hit and kick each other resulting in bloody faces and mouths and a man is thrown from a moving train and hit by an oncoming train (not seen though). A man is shot in the chest and killed. There are several falls; once from a great height into glass. A child is nearly hit by a train and later a car. Reckless driving, chases and scuffles.

PROFANITY 6 - About 9 F-words, some scatological references, a few anatomical references, many mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Government, secret codes, autism, law enforcement.

MESSAGE - You can't trust the government; the life of one person is worth as much as the lives of many.

Special Keywords: S0 - V7 - P6 - MPAAR

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