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Wyatt Earp



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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

Kevin Costner stars in another film about the famous lawman to hit the big screen.

SEX/NUDITY 4 - There are several implied sex scenes, and a few passionate kissing scenes. One has a man and woman in bed, and both are clearly nude (although only their shoulders are seen); during another, a side view of a woman's breast is visible; and another woman's breast is seen briefly through wet cotton; a topless woman is clearly seen in a photo. And there is some talk of prostitutes and several sexual innuendoes.

VIOLENCE/GORE 7 - There are many bloody gun fights, most ending in death for humans and animals. Many of the death scenes are long, painful and bloody. A man is shot in the groin, bleeds profusely and groans before dying; a number of men are shot while chasing a stagecoach -- a horse is shot down too; buffaloes are shown bloody and skinned; two men are shot in the gut and die a long, bloody death; several men are shot in the arms and legs, and are shown bloody; A man is hit in his adam's apple with a pool ball; and a few fistfights end in some facial blood.

PROFANITY 5 - One F-word, a number of mild profanities, some sexual innuendoes, and some scatological references. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Law enforcement, murder, prostitution, revenge.

MESSAGE - Nothing is more important than family.

Special Keywords: S4 - V7 - P5 - MPAAPG-13

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