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Robin Hood: Men In Tights



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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: PG-13

Mel Brooks' comic send-off of Kevin Costner's "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves."

SEX/NUDITY 4 - Nudity consists of a woman shown taking a bath (covered by bubbles). There's some cleavage and we see her in a chastity belt. There are lots and lots of sexual innuendos and anatomical references: a blind man reads a "Braille Playboy" while sitting on a toilet; another man's shadow gives the impression that he's sexually aroused; many references to circumcision and virginity; implied scenes of sex and, even one of rape.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - People in shackles in a dungeon, and torture by stretching one's tongue. Some fights with fists, swords and sticks. A blind man keeps running into things and falling down. Villagers pull off their ears and throw them at Robin Hood. Everything is done in obvious slapstick.

PROFANITY 3 - Many scatological and anatomical references. Some cussing. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Virginity, circumcision, racism, blindness.

MESSAGE - Good triumphs.

Special Keywords: S4 - V3 - P3 - MPAAPG-13

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