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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

Restaurateur Sarah Michelle Gellar tries to win Sean Patrick Flanery's heart through his stomach in this romantic comedy. Co-starring Patricia Clarkson, Dylan Baker, Christopher Durang, Larry Gilliard, Jr. and Betty Buckley.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Sexual innuendo. Several passionate kisses and embraces; in one scene, a man briefly sucks a woman's fingers and then they kiss while dropping onto the floor (the scene ends before we see anything else). A man repeatedly pushes two female dolls against each other, pretending that they're kissing and embracing. We see a woman in her slip and several women wearing tiny or cleavage-revealing tops; we also see a man without pants (his shirt ends mid-thigh).

VIOLENCE/GORE 1 - A woman throws -- and breaks -- many plates. A man throws a knife into a wall and nearly hits someone.

PROFANITY 2 - A couple anatomical references, a few scatological references (one is seen in a subtitle) and several mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Falling in love, believing in yourself, being successful, paranormal experiences.

MESSAGE - Destiny happens; you can't fight what is meant to be.

Special Keywords: S3 - V1 - P2 - MPAAPG-13

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