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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
Profanity
1 to 10

MPAA Rating: R

A group of unemployed intelligence agents are hired to steal a box and try to complete the job even when they're double-crossed by their employers. With Robert De Niro, Stellan Skarsgard, Jean Reno, Jonathan Pryce, Natascha McElhone, Skipp Sudduth, Sean Bean, Michel Lonsdale and Féodor Atkine. [2:01]

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A woman climbs onto a man's lap and they kiss. It's implied that they go on to more serious stuff. We briefly see a few women in bras.

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - Lots of gunfire exchanged is in several different scenes; lots of people are shot and killed (we see some bloody wounds and in a few instances we see blood spurting from wounds and lots of blood on clothing). A man is shot in the forehead; we see a dark hole where the bullet entered and then see him lying in a pool of blood. A bloody, wounded man crawling away from a car is shot and killed. A man in a car is shot in the head and blood splatters on the window. A little girl is nearly shot. A man pours alcohol on a man's very bloody knee; we also see a man cut a man's side open with a scalpel and pulls a bullet out with clamps (the wound is very bloody and we hear lots of squishy noises as the man tries to find the bullet). We see a man who's neck has been slit from ear-to-ear (his neck and clothing are very bloody). Several fights in which people are punched, shoved and kicked (after one fight, a man's face is bloody and we later see scabs and bruises on his face). After a man tackles another, they fall over a railing and tumble down some steps (we see a little blood on one of the men's faces). Several car chases; several cars are bombed and burst into flames, many crash into each other and/or flip, several are bumped off the road and many nearly hit pedestrians. A driver is shot; his car spins into a pole and explodes. A car drives off a bridge and flips several times (we see bloody cuts on the passengers' faces). A car hits a motorcycle and the driver is flung to the ground. Cars drive through fruit stands and one drives into tables at an outdoor cafe and hits several diners.

PROFANITY 6 - About seven F-words, a scatological reference and a couple mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Organized crime, betrayal, international affairs.

MESSAGE - You never know who you can trust.

Special Keywords: S1 - V8 - P6 - MPAAR

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