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Get Out [2017] [R] - 3.8.9



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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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A young African-American man (Daniel Kaluuya) travels to the home of his white girlfriend's (Allison Williams) family and becomes increasingly wary of the behavior of all the people around him. Also with LilRel Howery, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel, Lakeith Stanfield and Stephen Root. Directed by Jordan Peele. [1:43]

SEX/NUDITY 3 - A young man and a young woman kiss several times. A young woman lies on a bed clothed and a young man kisses her. A young man and a young woman lie in bed and kiss (sex is implied); we see them sleeping later and the young woman's bare back to the waist is shown along with the young man's bare chest and abdomen.
 A woman asks a young woman, "Is it true? Is it better?" when touching her African-American boyfriend's arm and shoulder. A young woman describes biting a young man's tongue when he kissed her. A young man makes several references to "sex slaves." A young woman tells her boyfriend, "You are so sexy." We see photos of a young woman with many different young men and a young woman (appearing romantically involved).
 A young man is shown shirtless while shaving and we see his bare chest, abdomen and back. We see a painting of a woman's pregnant abdomen. A young woman wears a short top and boy short underwear that reveal a portion of her bare abdomen and bare legs to the hips. A woman at a party wears a low-cut top that reveals cleavage, bare shoulders and part of her bare back.

VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - An unconscious man is shown on an operating table as a doctor uses a scalpel to cut away his scalp (we see the bloody incision and the bloody scalp being dropped into a bucket); the doctor uses a drill for another part of the procedure and we hear it whir, the patient's skull is then cut away and we see the exposed bloody brain and the skull piece is then dropped into the bucket.
 A man wanders on a neighborhood sidewalk lost and a car follows him; he becomes nervous and a person wearing a heavy metal mask attacks him and strangles him (possibly breaks his neck), drags him to the car and places him in the trunk. The antlers of a mounted head of a deer are jammed into a man's throat (blood gushes from the wound and out the man's mouth as he gurgles and falls to the floor dead). A young man shoots himself in the head and falls back onto the ground dead (we do not see splatter). A young man wrestles over a letter opener with a woman and he is stabbed through the hand (we see blood); he then stabs the woman presumably in the eye, off-screen (we hear a crunch). Two young men tussle and one holds the other around the neck until the second young man stabs the first in the leg (we see the item sticking out of the young man's leg), and he falls back and onto the floor, where he is kicked several times until we hear a crunch (off-screen). A young man shoots a young woman in the abdomen (we see a bloody hole in her blouse and blood splatters on her back as she falls to the ground).
 A young woman shoots at a young man twice; another young man tackles him and tries to strangle him but stops. A young man hits another young man twice on the head with a bocce ball (we hear the sound of the blow and the young man is shown on the floor with blood pooling under his head).
 A woman in a car attacks the driver and they slam into a tree (we see the woman with a bloody head wound and she appears to be dead). A young man speeds in a car and hits a woman (we see her unconscious on the ground). A young man twirls a lacrosse stick near another young man threateningly and swings it at him (he misses); they struggle over the stick and the second young man falls flat on his back on the floor (he seems unconscious). A young man's nose bleeds and he screams frantically for another young man to, "Get out!" as they tussle before the screaming young man is taken away by others. A young man imagines sinking into a dark space and being unable to move in several scenes. A young man walks through a dark house alone at night; we see a woman move quickly in the background and a man runs full bore toward him and then diverts before running into him when he is outside.
 An animal darts across a road and a car hits it; the car swerves and stops and we see blood and matter on its headlight and its side mirror dangles off the side of the car; we hear the animal moaning in the woods and see a bloody abdominal wound.
 A house erupts in flames. A young man wakes up with a start and realizes that he is strapped to a chair; he tries to free himself but is unable. A young man tries to show another young man a martial arts move and his mother reprimands him. A young man is startled by a woman who stands at a doorway.
 A woman asks a young man where he was when his mother died and he recounts the painful memory and his feelings of guilt and responsibility. We see several headlines about young men having gone missing. A man talks (using descriptive terms) about Jeffrey Dahmer and that he would have sex with dead bodies. A young man talks about his mother having been killed in a hit and run when he was 11 years old. A young man talks about another young man at a party with a bloody mouth after he says that a young woman bit his tongue off. A young woman refuses a police officer when he asks for a young man's ID after an incident with a deer on the road. A young man asks a young woman if her parents know that he is black; she says no and he is concerned about what their reaction will be. A man complains about deer and likens them to rats saying there are too many of them. A man says that their basement is closed off because of black mold. A man talks about Hitler and Jessie Owens' Olympic win. A man talks about being a blind art dealer. A young man says, "If there are too many white people I get nervous." A man asks an African-American young man how his experience has been being an African-American. A man tells a young African-American man, "Black is in fashion." A young man talks to another young man about his "genetic makeup."
 A young man talks about a young woman's toenail collection; he describes that she would bite the nails off, suck on them and put them in a jewelry box. A man and a young man talk about the thought of smoking making them want to throw up.

PROFANITY 9 - About 48 F-words and its derivatives, 2 obscene hand gestures, 4 sexual references, 40 scatological terms, 6 anatomical terms, 10 mild obscenities, 2 derogatory terms for African-Americans, name-calling (sick individual, creepy, crazy, lame, cliché, beast, paranoid, stupid), exclamations (bummer, oh gosh), 1 religious profanity (GD), 11 religious exclamations (e.g. Oh My God, Oh Lord, Oh God, I Thank God For You, Holy [scatological term deleted]). [profanity glossary]

SUBSTANCE USE - A young man talks about a high school party when he and his friends raided his parents' liquor cabinet, we see a picture of a dog with a beer bottle resting on its paw and the caption reads "Sid got drunk," a young man says, "I guess I had too much of that wine, people at a party are shown holding and drinking glasses of wine one man holds a martini, and glasses of wine are shown on a dinner table. A young man pulls out a cigarette while in a car and a young woman takes it from him and throws it out the window, a young man holds an unlit cigarette while standing outside an airport, and people talk about quitting smoking.

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Racism, hypnosis, psychiatry, death of a parent, guilt, fear, sex slavery, genetic disease, transplantation, Jeffrey Dahmer.

MESSAGE - Meeting the girlfriend's parents can be trying under any circumstances; however, particular circumstances can make the event even more challenging and even lethal.

Special Keywords: S3 - V8 - P9 - MPAAR

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