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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

Ed Lover and Dr. Dre from MTV's "Yo MTV Raps" star as two barbers who reluctantly join the police force and find themselves fighting a powerful and corrupt developer in this rap-heavy comedy. Parents concerned about rap lyrics should proceed with caution.

SEX/NUDITY 0 - None. Lots of talk about sex but there are no sex scenes and no nudity.

VIOLENCE/GORE 5 - Two bodies -- one is blown up in an explosion, but before the explosion we see the character lying in a pool of blood. Another character is found shot to death, covered with blood. Some fist fights and gun waving. A few houses are deliberately set on fire.

PROFANITY 8 - Lots and lots. The F-word is used several times and rather than coming from the mouths of rappers, it mostly comes from a character who plays a police sergeant. A number of other assorted profanities, from the scatological to the anatomical and sexual. "Pig" is used a few times for cop. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Greed, murder, stealing, arson, smuggling, alcohol abuse.

MESSAGE - Standing up for what you believe in, and supporting one's community.

Special Keywords: S0 - V5 - P8 - MPAAR

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