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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-13

Recently dead teen comes back as a zombie, dead-set on taking the town belle to the prom.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - Several passionate kisses and some cleavage. Lust, virginity and seduction are the main themes. There is one sex scene with a teen couple (in underwear) simulating sex in front of a cheering crowd. Many sexual and anatomically explicit references, and many double entendres.

VIOLENCE/GORE 5 - Lots of gross-out stuff. The teen zombie keeps losing body parts: we see his ear fall off while a girl is kissing it; his nose flies off when he sneezes; his arm is pulled off and his leg drops off; also we "hear" his private parts hit the floor. A teen dies when he plants an axe in his own head. The zombie eats his stomach, off screen (but we hear slurps and see his bloody face); he also eats a man until he's a talking head on a skeleton. A teen is shot in the chest repeatedly.

PROFANITY 3 - Several scatological and anatomical terms, name calling and cussing. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Necrophilia, lust, love, obsession, robbery, death, zombies, cannibalism, prejudice.

MESSAGE - Love can conquer death, but with side-effects.

Special Keywords: S4 - V5 - P3 - MPAAPG-13

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