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The Negotiator



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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
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: R

Samuel L. Jackson and Kevin Spacey are two top-notch police negotiators pitted against each other.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Kissing and sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 6 - Threatening with guns in some scenes and several scenes of gunfire: A man is shot in the shoulder (some blood), a man is shot in the arm (some blood), a man is shot in the side and his hand is bloody from holding the wound, a man is shot in the leg, a man is shot in the head with blood splattering onto a windshield, and a man is shot a few times in the chest with blood seeping out of the wound (we see the last two scenes several times). A man is hit on the head. There are some explosions and fires, especially during a commando raid. Blood is seen on a floor. A man puts a gun to his own neck.

PROFANITY 8 - About 88 F-words, many mild obscenities and scatological references, and some anatomical terms. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Law enforcement, hostage negotiation, being framed.

MESSAGE - You must do everything you can to clear your name.

Special Keywords: S1 - V6 - P8 - MPAAR

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