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Amos and Andrew | 1993 | PG-13 | - 1.3.4

Samuel L. Jackson and Nicholas Cage make an unlikely pair in this mistaken-identity farce about racial stereotyping: Jackson is a famous, award-winning black author while Cage is white, undereducated and a crook.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Sexual paraphernalia is visible in an open drawer. One scene where Cage is leering at a teenage girl.

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VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A few shoving matches and one fist-fight between Cage and a policeman: Cage gets a rifle butt in the stomach, and then proceeds to knock the policeman out with a frying pan. Jackson is dragged from under a bed and bound.

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LANGUAGE 4 - About ten assorted profanities; no F-words.

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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Pre-marital (and under-aged) sex, racism and racial stereotyping, social class distinctions.
MESSAGE - Don't judge by appearance, race, or economic class.
CAVEATS

Be aware that while we do our best to avoid spoilers it is impossible to disguise all details and some may reveal crucial plot elements.

We've gone through several editorial changes since we started covering films in 1992 and older reviews are not as complete & accurate as recent ones; we plan to revisit and correct older reviews as resources and time permits.

Our ratings and reviews are based on the theatrically-released versions of films; on video there are often Unrated, Special, Director's Cut or Extended versions, (usually accurately labelled but sometimes mislabeled) released that contain additional content, which we did not review.



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