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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

Horror film about bugs taking on human form and chasing people around.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A woman is shown in a slip. Kissing. Sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - Many scenes of monstrous looking bugs and lots of squishy sounds as bugs kill people. A body is pulled into a sewer grate with bones twisting and breaking. A man is eaten by a bug and we see bugs chewing on a man. Scenes of a half-eaten dog with intestines showing. Children are attacked by a bug-man (we hear screaming and bones crunching). A few scenes of rotting bugs & bug parts. A bug dissection. A decaying body with chewed up intestines is shown. A bug is hit by a subway train and is dragged along; it then disintegrates leaving bug parts on the tracks. A bug grabs a man and there's blood spewing from his mouth. Bugs attack a group of people who shoot at them: a bug is shot in half but it keeps moving. A bug slashes a man's leg leaving open, bleeding wounds (seen many times). A bug is sliced up and people smear bug juices over themselves. A woman slices her hand until it bleeds. A bug bites a woman's hand. A man falls off a building with an audible splat. Explosions with fires and people being thrown by the force.

PROFANITY 6 - About 15 F-words, a profane hand gesture, many scatological references, some mild obscenities and some anatomical references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Bugs, entomology, genetic engineering.

MESSAGE - Man shouldn't mess with nature.

Special Keywords: S1 - V7 - P6 - MPAAR

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