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Murder at 1600 | 1997 | R | - 5.6.5

A murder at the White House has law enforcement and high-ranking officials scrambling for answers.

SEX/NUDITY 5 - A sex scene with a couple partially reclining on a desk with moaning, heavy breathing and thrusting; her breasts are seen as are his buttocks. The breasts of a female corpse are clearly shown. Suggestive dancing. Sexual innuendo.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 6 - A few people are shot with some blood: in the chest, neck, and forehead. A trail of blood with a corpse lying in a pool of blood with multiple stab wounds (this shot is shown a few times). Blood is seen on a man's face as another person snaps his neck. Other people are shot -- no blood is seen. A man is knocked out with a punch to the face resulting in a bloody nose. Hostages are shown on television being beaten (hit in the head with guns). Blood is seen on a corpse's chest. An explosion. A car flips over. A few chases, a few fistfights (punches, knee in the groin) and threatening with guns.


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LANGUAGE 5 - Two F-words, a couple of anatomical references, some mild obscenities, a few scatological references.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Law enforcement, murder, the Presidency and politics.

MESSAGE - You must investigate to discover the truth.

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