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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
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: R

Samuel L. Jackson is fighting gangs as a teacher in an inner-city school.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - A girl's bare breasts are seen as she lies on a couch. Nude male corpses with towels over their crotches. A gang bang is implied as many guys leave a building where a girl is shown dressing. Sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - A man is shot in the chest with an arrow. A man is attacked and stabbed in the back with a nail stuck in a piece of wood; the man's back is bloody and later we see his very scarred back. A man is shot in the leg and is then shot dead (shot many times). A man kicks and hits his mother. A rat is impaled with scissors and is a bit bloody. A dog is found hanging dead over a wall. We see a bloody stump where a finger was; the cut-off bloody finger is also shown. A partially decomposed corpse is seen. A man pushes a woman, knocks her down and then hits her several times. A man is hit in the face with a gun and his lips are bloodied. People play Russian roulette and two people shoot themselves in the head with blood splattering. Threatening with guns, scuffles.

PROFANITY 8 - About 70 F-words (including derivatives, the hand gesture and the word written out), many scatological references, many anatomical references, many mild obscenities, a few racial slurs (sometimes African-Americans use them referring to other African-Americans). [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Teaching, inner-city schools, gangs, revenge.

MESSAGE - Teaching can be dangerous. Revenge is sweet.

Special Keywords: S4 - V8 - P8 - MPAAR

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