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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
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MPAA Rating: PG-13

Hugh Grant discovers the joys of fatherhood when girlfriend Julianne Moore accidentally becomes pregnant.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Some kisses. A woman does a little striptease for a man. He's in his boxers and when she gets down to her slip she gets in bed and they kiss. A couple of other pre- and post- sex scenes. Some frank, graphic talk about sex and pregnancy and some sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - A woman cuts her hand on a glass and we see her bloody finger. Some slapstick stuff played for laughs. A careening car ride results in pedestrians being hit, or nearly hit. A car is driven off the road and nearly goes under a stationary bulldozer (no one hurt but the car is beaten up badly). Some yelling and insults. Two men beat up a Barney-like dinosaur in a kiddie store after he insults them. Another fist fight. Two people faint. The "violence" of giving birth (pain and yelling) is depicted.

PROFANITY 5 - Two F-words and one derivation, 21 scatological terms, some milder obscenities, some sexual innuendo, graphic talk about sex/pregnancy. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Pregnancy and birth, parenthood, fear of commitment, contraception.

MESSAGE - Even an unplanned pregnancy can be a blessed event; anyone can be a parent, but it takes someone special to be a Dad.

Special Keywords: S3 - V2 - P5 - MPAAPG-13

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