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Passed Away | 1992 | PG-13 | - 2.1.5

The patriarch of a Pittsburgh family bites the dust and leaves the onus of responsibility on the shoulders of his eldest, played by Bob Hoskins, who's so stressed by his new status that he has his very own mid-life crisis.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - Implied extra-marital sex, sexual noises made from behind a closed bedroom door.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 1 - None. It is not violent but two of the family members take the corps out of the coffin and move him to the bedroom in order to hide an illegal alien in the coffin.


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LANGUAGE 5 - The F-word and scattered strong language.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Extra-marital affairs, infidelity, unwed mothers.

MESSAGE - Take charge and don't run away from your problems.

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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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