The Shadow

 
 

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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: PG-13

Alec Baldwin stars as the mysterious Shadow, and Penelope Ann Miller as his lovely sidekick, Margo Lane.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - One big kiss, and a few scenes of a woman in a negligee or slinky dress, some exposing her back and a little cleavage. Two women are seen in bed with a man, obviously nude, but we see only bare arms and legs. Some sexual innuendo.

VIOLENCE/GORE 6 - There are many scenes of violence, some with blood. Several men are shot to death. Several men are stabbed: one in the chest, one in the stomach, and one in the forehead with a shard of glass. An animated dagger stabs a man in the leg, and then the dagger handle bites his hand. Several punch-ups ending in bloodied faces, and several men are presumably dead. A man is thrown through the windshield of a car. A man shoots himself in the head -- off screen. A car blows up with a man inside. Two men are shot with arrows. Two men fall off a balcony and land on a large cement eagle, another jumps from the Empire State Building, and he bounces off ledges on the way down, and yet another falls off a balcony and we hear him hit the pavement. A man peels off his face -- in a dream. A man almost drowns in a big room filled with water. A bloody battle field is shown, with sword play.

PROFANITY 2 - A handful of mild profanities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Delusions of grandeur, savagery, mysticism, telepathy.

MESSAGE - Forgive yourself for the past. Redemption is possible, even for the worst crime.

Special Keywords: S2 - V6 - P2 - MPAAPG-13

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