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The Walking Dead



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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: R

"The Walking Dead" details the African-American experience in the Vietnam War.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - A woman and man are shown in bed together, briefly; we see shoulders and upper chests, and there's thrusting and moaning. A man and woman slow dance together and kiss, and fall in bed together hugging and kissing. There is a great deal of graphic talk about sex and women.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - Many scenes of war violence with explosions and shootings, resulting in injured and dead soldiers. A man's throat is slit and a few men are killed by stabbing and some men are killed by many bullets ripping through their bodies. A man and woman are shot off screen. A bag of maggot covered ears is briefly shown. A man bites the head of his comrade and a bloody patch is later shown. A woman is stabbed in the eye.

PROFANITY 10 - 83 F-words, many scatological terms and milder obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Vietnam War, racism, adultery, premarital sex, friendship.

MESSAGE - Racism destroys lives as does war, your friends are what matters.

Special Keywords: S4 - V7 - P10 - MPAAR

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