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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: R

Hostage negotiator Eddie Murphy wants to get a jewel thief after the thief kills his friend.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Sexual innuendo, kissing (sometimes passionate). A photo of a bare-breasted woman with a man's hands covering her breasts; we briefly see some bare-breasted women, and women wearing thong bathing suits and a woman is seen in a bra.

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - Car chases. People are shot with guns in some scenes with bloody wounds (blood on a man's chest, blood sprays from a man's arm when he's shot and it splatters). A man has blood on his torso and head from bullet to the head and a man's leg is bloody. A man is stabbed many times with a knife and has his throat slit (there's a lot of blood). A few "jump" scenes: a man is attacked, dogs jump out at people. A cut-off, bloody ear is shown. Threatening with guns, threatening with knives and attempted stabbings. People are beaten in a few fights with some blood on faces/heads (with punches, by throwing each other around and hitting objects and walls; some vicious kicks). A woman is hit in the head with a gun. Many bodies lie dead on a floor. A person is thrown from a cable car. A man tries to run over another man with his car and a man is hit by a car. A man tries to strangle a woman. Explosions.

PROFANITY 9 - 75+ F-words, many scatological references, many anatomical references, some mild obscenities, a racial slur. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Law enforcement, hostage situations.

MESSAGE - Crime doesn't pay. Negotiating sometimes does work. Protect your loved ones.

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