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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

A horrible beast kills people trapped in a museum.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - Sexual innuendo (with a graphic reference to oral sex).

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - The monster kills a lot of people throughout film (which we get to see) and there's lots of blood, decapitated heads and one man is bitten off at the waist. There are other scenes of blood and gore, especially one showing rotting human body parts (head, torn up body, etc.). We see the corpse of a man in a bathroom, with lots of blood on the walls and floor; his body is ripped and his head cut off (his brain has been pulled out of his head). A dismembered body is seen during an autopsy (and the pathologist puts her hand in the now empty skull). A huge insect is killed and it becomes lots of green goo. A dead, bloody dog is thrown at a group of people. We see many skeletons, bodies and human heads (with blood) in the monster's home. Blood drips onto a woman, a headless body falls and is impaled on a spike, a woman bleeds when people push against her as she's stuck in a revolving door. When a man touches another the man's head almost falls off. A man is shot and killed and people shoot at the monster in some scenes. Many chases and many scary noises.

PROFANITY 7 - About 10 F-words, many scatological references, many mild obscenities, a few anatomical references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Dangerous creatures, biologists, museums, superstitions.

MESSAGE - Sometimes superstitions are well-founded.

Special Keywords: S2 - V8 - P7 - MPAAR

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