Office Space

 
 

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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: R

Fed up with office politics and corporate culture, Ron Livingston stops working -- and starts getting promoted. Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu, Gary Cole, Stephen Root, Alexandra Wentworth, Todd Duffey and John C. McGinley co-star.

SEX/NUDITY 5 - Lots of sexual innuendo and one kiss. In a dream, a shirtless man holds a woman's foot above his shoulder (we see nothing more than the woman's foot and the man's torso and face, but it's implied that they're having intercourse). On a television program, a topless woman demonstrates how to perform a breast examination. A woman wears a revealing halter-top and in another scene she wears only a T-shirt.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A man falls out of his chair and dies from a heart attack. A man tries to kill himself by inhaling carbon monoxide fumes (he fails). A truck smashes into the side of a car; we later see the driver of the car in a wheelchair with casts all over his body. Three men destroy a computer by kicking, punching, and hitting it with a bat. A man slices a fish's belly and pulls out its slimy, slightly bloody intestines. We see a building engulfed in flames.

PROFANITY 9 - Nearly 30 F-words (many are heard in songs), lots of anatomical and scatological references, lots of mild obscenities and several racial slurs heard in rap songs. Twice, someone makes an obscene finger gesture. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Work, corporate culture, hypnotherapy, embezzlement, revenge.

MESSAGE - No one likes to work, but most of us have to.

Special Keywords: S5 - V3 - P9 - MPAAR

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