Mystery, Alaska

 
 

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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

A publicity stunt turns into the ultimate lopsided competition, when the world famous New York Rangers face-off against the team from Mystery, Alaska, a hockey-loving town of only 633 people. With Russell Crowe, Hank Azaria, Mary McCormack, Lolita Davidovich, Ron Eldard, Colm Meaney, Maury Chaykin and Burt Reynolds.

SEX/NUDITY 5 - Lots of sexual innuendo with references to masturbation, homosexuality and adultery; condoms are shown and discussed. A sex scene with a woman on top in her bra groaning and thrusting. A couple starts to have sex: she's stripping and we see the tops of her breasts; he begins to strip and they open a condom but he prematurely ejaculates. A man is naked except for a jock strap and we see his buttocks and a brief glimpse of the bottom of his scrotum. A trailer is rocking and we hear groans. There are a few kissing scenes (and one scene of French kissing).

VIOLENCE/GORE 4 - A man is shot in the foot (not seen) with some blood. A skater is hit hard while on the ice. A man hits another in the mouth and knocks him out, there's a punch in the face and a punch in the eye leaving a bloody nose and a black eye. There are some fights on the ice during hockey games. A man has a heart attack and dies. A man is hit during a game and cuts his eye leaving blood running down his face throughout game. A bloody face and bandage are seen. A man is hit in the crotch with a puck. There are two vomiting scenes.

PROFANITY 7 - About 26 F-words, some mild obscenities, many scatological and anatomical references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Hockey, small town living, Alaska, luck.

MESSAGE - Even underdogs have a chance.

Special Keywords: S5 - V4 - P7 - MPAAR

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