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Fathers' Day | 1997 | PG-13 | - 3.3.3

Billy Crystal and Robin Williams are putative fathers tracking down their son.

SEX/NUDITY 3 - Scantily clad women with lots of cleavage in club scenes, suggestive dancing. Sexual innuendo (including masturbation and pedophilia references). Kissing.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A man is contemplating suicide with a gun to his head and in his mouth. A man has hot coffee poured in his lap. A person is hit by a car and breaks his arm. Lots of wild goings-on in a couple of punk rock concerts with scuffles, head butts, people being thrown around and a man gets his cuff caught in a woman's nose ring. A kick in the crotch and a kick in the shins. A man falls down a hill trapped in a portable toilet. A few slaps in the head. A foot chase. Threatening with a gun.


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LANGUAGE 3 - A profane hand gesture, a couple of mild obscenities, some anatomical references, a few scatological references.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Fatherhood, teenagers, running away from home.

MESSAGE - Biology makes a father but only love makes a dad.

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