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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: R

We follow a blind date between a strait-laced law clerk (Tommy Davidson) and a woman (Jada Pinkett Smith) who may just be nuts.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - A lingering shot on a woman's legs and clothed buttocks. A woman wears cleavage revealing clothing. Several discussions of sex including transvestitism and sex acts. A man is aroused by a workout video (masturbation is implied). A man's nude buttocks is seen. A photo of a woman's bare breasts is seen. A woman makes sexual advances toward a man. A woman dresses like a chicken and to please her man she performs a dance and then pecks popcorn from his chest. A group of men mistake transvestites for real women and get their manhood humiliated.

VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - A woman breaks a mirror and a woman smacks a man on the head. Some people and furniture are knocked down by a swinging chandelier. A man is punched in the face and a woman punches a man. A car window is broken by a brick. A truck crashes into a car (off-screen).

PROFANITY 7 - About 20 F-words, about 20 scatological terms, many anatomical references, many mild obscenities, insults and racial slurs. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Transvestitism, blind dates, sexism and chauvinism, lunacy, how men and women relate to each other.

MESSAGE - Blind dates can be torture - but they may also help you find the person you're looking for.

Special Keywords: S4 - V2 - P7 - MPAAR

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