Loser | 2000 | PG-13 | - 4.3.5
Jason Biggs plays a small-town college freshman in New York City whose roommates toss him out of the dorm, and Mena Suvari is an equally down-on-her-luck student who's being jerked around by her arrogant boyfriend/professor. Guess who becomes a winning couple? Also with Greg Kinnear, Thomas Sadoski, Art Alexakis, Darrin Brown, Twink Caplan, Greg Eklund, Craig Montoya, Zak Orth, Lauren Schaffel, Jimmi Simpson, David Spade and Egidio Tari. [1:45]
- Several instances of sexual innuendo (including references to male genitalia, one-night stands and lesbianism) and several kisses (one is passionate). In a post-coitus scene, a shirtless man rolls off of a woman wearing a bra; we see the man in his boxers and the woman in her bra and panties as they get dressed. A man grabs a woman, pulls her onto the bed and begins kissing her. A man thrusts his hips and slaps his backside several times while dancing. A man picks up a toothbrush that has a used condom draping over it. We see several scantily clad women dancing and serving drinks in a strip club (we briefly glimpse one woman's bare buttocks; also, a customer asks a server for her underwear); we also see a woman wearing a bikini in a photography studio (during the scene, a man tells another woman she can undress for her pictures in a small room -- she presumably does not). In the background of a couple scenes we see magazine covers featuring scantily clad women. In a museum we see two paintings of bare-breasted women, one painting of a nude woman and a nude male statue.
- A man punches another in the face and slams him into a book shelf; also, one swings a laptop at the other. A man falls down some steps but isn't hurt and a woman pushes a man. A man accidentally steps on a dog's paw. A woman at a party begins losing consciousness, she's later discovered unconscious while leaning against a toilet, then she's taken to the hospital (where we learn her stomach has been pumped) and sleeps for quite a while afterwards; it's implied Rohypnol (the "date rape drug") was slipped into her drink. In a bar scene, we learn that a few men have slipped what they thought were Rohypnol pills into women's drinks (the pills were actually Gingko).We see blood on a man's forehead in a hospital waiting room. We see a newborn kitten enclosed in a membrane for awhile while two people cut it free.
- One F-word, some anatomical and scatological references, two mild obscenities, and several insults.
- College life, professor-student relationships, fitting in, lying, egg donation, heavy drinking, Rohypnol (the "date rape" drug), crushes, blackmail, morality, gender discrimination.
- Be yourself; don't compromise your morals or your personality to fit in or get ahead.
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