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Made in America | 1993 | PG-13 | - 5.0.3

Whoopi Goldberg and Ted Danson star as the parents of an African-American teenager who discovers that she is the product of artificial insemination. What's even worse, Dad is white, and a smarmy truck salesman, to boot.

SEX/NUDITY 5 - One sex scene in which we see a topless woman. Another near-sex scene with lots of clothed groping and kissing. Some jokes about sex, especially in a scene at the sperm bank, during which one character must donate sperm.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 0 - None.


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LANGUAGE 3 - A few scatological references and several harsh terms.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Unmarried motherhood, using a sperm bank, pre-marital sex, i.e., the birds and the bees.

MESSAGE - Love makes a family, not biology.

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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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