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The Rock



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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
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MPAA Rating: R

Sean Connery and Nicolas Cage save San Francisco from Ed Harris, a military man turned terrorist.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Kissing, sexual innuendo. Cage and his girlfriend have sex (she's on top of him while they're both clothed, moaning).

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - Some explosions, people stabbed, people are beaten up, people are shot and killed (sometimes resulting in spurts of blood gushing out). Bloody corpses, two men are liquified by toxic gas. A car chase results in lots of property damage. A few falls from high places, a man is stabbed in the throat (gurgling and lots of blood), a man has his feet shot with lots of blood and then a heavy object crushes him; we see his death as he twitches. A man injects himself in the heart, a man is impaled on a fence post.

PROFANITY 8 - 20+ F-words, many scatological references and mild obscenities, some anatomical references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Terrorism, the military, chemical weapons.

MESSAGE - Our government isn't always just.

Special Keywords: S3 - V8 - P8 - MPAAR

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