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Loosies | 2012 | PG-13 | - 6.5.5

A pickpocket (Peter Facinelli) is making his living in the New York City subway. He has always lived a fast and loose life but after he is confronted by a woman (Jaimie Alexander) with whom he has a one-night stand, his perspective quickly changes. Also with Michael Madsen, Joe Pantoliano, William Forsythe and Vincent Gallo. Directed by Michael Corrente. [1:29]

SEX/NUDITY 6 - A shirtless man (his bare chest is visible) runs his hands over the face and body of a woman wearing underwear and bra; they kiss passionately, we see glimpses of them undressing while the man continues running his hands over the woman's body and they continue to kiss, the man unhooks the woman's bra and they have sex with the man thrusting on top of the woman and kissing her passionately (a sheet is wrapped around the man's waist and a portion of his bare back is visible).
 A man and a woman kiss, they hold hands and dance while continuing to kiss. A man and a woman kiss, and another woman walks into the room and teases them by saying, "get a room." A man and a woman kiss with the woman pressed against a wall and the man in front of her. A man and a woman kiss in front of the woman's adult son.
 We see a shirtless man (his bare chest and back are seen) get out of a bed where a presumably nude woman is lying (sex is implied). We see a montage of a man and a woman walking hand-in-hand through a neighborhood; they kiss briefly, and they go up to her apartment together while giving one another knowing looks and sex is implied.
 A woman wearing a short skirt sits on a bench, she catches the man sitting across from her staring at her crotch (no nudity is visible) and the man tells her he is looking elsewhere. A shirtless man, wearing boxer-brief style underwear, sits at a table and shouts at his mother after a man in boxer-brief style underwear and a robe (a portion of his bare chest is visible) walks out of a room. Throughout the movie, a man wears a robe; he appears to not be wearing pants under the robe (his bare upper thighs are seen in various positions). We see a man wearing an open robe and his brief-style underwear is visible. A man is seen wearing boxer-brief style underwear.
 A man and a woman discuss how they had previously had sex and the woman tells the man that they had sex multiple times in one night. A man implies to a woman that she might be sexually promiscuous after she tells him that she became pregnant after they had a one-night stand; the woman becomes upset and shouts at the man. A man asks a man and a woman (his mother) if "they had..." implying sex but does not finish his sentence and acts disgusted. A man and a woman discuss why the woman had "gone home" with the man a previous night and the woman makes a sexual remark about the man's buttocks. We learn that a woman is pregnant. A man tells another man that he had gotten a girl pregnant.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 5 - A man watches as another man is dragged into a room, a tie is tied around his mouth (blood is seen coming from his mouth and covering his shirt) and two men punch and kick him repeatedly, as two other men watch. A man threatens to beat another man up; the man makes a snide remark and the other man swings and punches him across a bar, he leaps over the bar and grabs him, holding his hands behind his back and throws him out of a door. A man punches another man and we see the man kicked in the stomach and thrown against a wall. A police officer punches a man that's handcuffed to a set of prison bars and we see the man hunch over in pain; the police officer swats the man on the head with a newspaper and we later see a flashback of him swatting and then spitting on the man.
 A man lunges at another man, they swing at each other and we see the scene cut as they are about to make contact; we later see the man holding ice to his face and his cheek swollen, another man asks if a woman had punched him, and the man says that he had fallen down stairs. A man shoves another man through a glass door that shatters as his body hits the ground; we later hear an older man mention throwing the man through the glass door and they laugh. A woman slaps a man, shoves him away as he tries to calm her down, a police officer asks if they are OK and the man says they are.
 A man shoves another man as he walks past. A man accidentally knocks into a man (in order to pickpocket him) and both men are unharmed. Throughout the movie we see a man pick pocketing various people in the subway, taking briefcases, jewelry, cell phones and wallets. A man grabs a woman's shoulders; the woman shoves him, punches his shoulders, grabs his chest and punches him repeatedly. A man slaps a young man on the cheek and makes a rude remark about the young man's mental capacities.
 A man and a woman run from a detective, the man attempts to jump a fence, holds his hand out for the woman to follow him, the woman refuses and they get into a taxi. A man grabs a briefcase from another man, who tries to run after him, but then panics and calls the police, saying that he had been robbed. Three police officers with their guns drawn kick through a door and we see two men being led out of the room in handcuffs. We see a man handcuffed to a pole; a policeman unlocks him and leads him into a room of prison cells where he pushes the man against the prison cages. Detectives ask a man who he is, the man runs, the detectives chase him and he escapes unharmed.
 A man threatens another man and says he will kill him and his girlfriend. A man tells a woman that another man had threatened to kill his mother. A man makes a threat against another man, saying he will kill the man if needed. A man shouts at another man, threatening him with a knife. A man and a woman shout at one another. A man shouts at another man. A woman shouts at a man and the man shouts back. A man shouts at another man. A woman angrily tells a man that she is not going to have their child if they were going to visit him at the prison. An older man angrily whisper-shouts at a man. A man tells another man to approach a woman about ending her pregnancy, "Like a mission to the moon... abort." A man tells a woman that he will "help out" if the woman wants to end her pregnancy. A man makes a crude joke about wanting to know the results of an abortion. A man shouts at another man as he practices whistling and shouting; the man jokingly shouts back that he will "take him downtown." A man asks his mother, mockingly, if the she is going to have her boyfriend beat him up again. A woman half-jokingly tells a man that another man would "kill him" if he knew the man was visiting her. A man half-jokingly asks a woman why she had allowed another man to beat him up and the woman teases the man that the person had done a "pretty good job" beating him up. A man teases another man, saying that he will be "up to his neck in dirty diapers." A woman tells another woman, "Boys always pull the pigtails of girls they like."
 A woman grabs her stomach in pain, she hunches over and falls to the ground, a man tells her to breathe and she shouts angrily at him; the man's mother shouts to call 911 and we later see the woman sleeping in a hospital bed and the man confirms to the woman that the doctors had said she and her unborn baby were unharmed.
 A woman walks through an apartment that had been searched by police. Police officers watch as a woman walks out of a building. A man tries to comfort a crying woman and she pushes his hands away.
 A woman screams in a panic as a rat walks around a room, she throws fruit at it and a man that comes to help the woman, and the animal escapes under the refrigerator. A woman throws a bouquet of roses at a man and the petals spray around him.
 A man practices kickboxing moves in a mirror: he screams and shouts as he kicks while a young man watches him. A man plays a video game on an iPad: we see him smashing bugs with his fingers and "blood" from the bugs is visible on the screen. Two boys playfully hold up toy guns and shout that they are holding a woman at gunpoint. A boy holds up a toy gun and asks if he wants to play "cops and robbers."
 A man spits and we see spittle from his mouth. We see a flashback of a man spitting on another man.


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LANGUAGE 5 - At least 1 F-word, 2 sexual references, 13 scatological terms (1 mild), 12 anatomical terms, 11 mild obscenities, name-calling (Fred Flintsone-looker, j*rk-off, get smart, funny guy, walking dead, squirrel, very Dirty Harry, nuts, moron, insane, like a regular Robin Hood), exclamations (shut up), 1 religious profanity, 9 religious exclamations.


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SUBSTANCE USE - We see a photograph of a boy and a man with pipes in their mouth, and lyrics to a song mention, "I get high." We see people in a bar drinking liquor, a man orders a drink from a woman, men and women have drinks at dinner, we see a man drinking wine and a man drinking beer, and we see men drinking multiple shots of liquor at a bar on different occasions. Throughout the movie we see men smoking cigarettes, a woman offers a man a cigarette and when he says he quit the woman throws the cigarette away, a man asks a woman for a cigarette and the woman says "pregnant women don't smoke," and a woman teases a man that he cannot even commit to a brand of cigarettes.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Reforming past ways, love, regret, revenge, gambling debts, abortion.

MESSAGE - Finding happiness is worth changing for the good.

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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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