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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
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MPAA Rating: PG-13

Pauly Shore invades a Midwestern family's Thanksgiving and challenges their "traditional" values with his weirdness, until they realize that he's really an enchanted stranger with an immeasurable appreciation of life's complexities.

SEX/NUDITY 5 - A couple of people in thongs and skimpy bathing suits, and two shots of bare male behinds. Also, two women kiss romantically, a couple is shown necking and there are many explicit sexual references.

VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - Only a couple of serious punches, one of which results in a bloody nose. A turkey is threatened with decapitation, but nothing is shown. The rest of the violence is strictly slapstick.

PROFANITY 4 - While the F-word is never spoken, many of its euphemisms are used bluntly and repeatedly. Also, some scatological and anatomical references, as well as gestures. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Pre-marital sex, incest, homosexuality.

MESSAGE - Do not judge by appearances: some people may seem weird on the outside, but are really nice inside.

Special Keywords: S5 - V2 - P4 - MPAAPG-13

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