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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

Story about a deranged killer and the effort to bring him to justice.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - A man and woman are shown partially dressed in an office in a police station. A couple is shown kissing. Apparently some of the victims are sodomized. There is only discussion of it, nothing is shown.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - 2 people are shot, and a woman is shown bloody and hysterical. A man is shown in front of a tiger's cage naked from the waist up and covered in blood. Bloody body parts are found in a room, the camera scans them quickly, so not much is discernable except for a lot of blood. Discussion of the victims being cut open to get at the organs and the killer apparently drinks their blood. A young girl is shown on a stretcher in a hospital, and we are told that her heart is beating but there is no brain activity. We are then shown the parents making the decision to disconnect the life support systems. A family dog is shown being buried after having been killed by a neighbor. Murderer shown carrying a hefty bag presumably containing a young boy's body. Bloody organs, mice, nazi flags, pictures of children splattered with blood. A young boys hand is shown after his body is found in a river. Two policemen are killed, one's throat is slit, another is stabbed in the chest. A priest is killed. The killer is shown covered with blood on the altar of a church.

PROFANITY 0 - None. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Serial murder, insanity, death penalty.

MESSAGE - Serial murderers are insane, and should be judged as such.

Special Keywords: S2 - V7 - P0 - MPAAR

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