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A Rich Man's Wife | 1996 | R | - 2.8.8

Halle Berry is a rich man's wife in this thriller about murder and blackmail.

SEX/NUDITY 2 - Kissing, pictures of a nearly naked Berry (with a sheet strategically placed).


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VIOLENCE/GORE 8 - Reckless driving, two people run out into highway traffic. Scuffles, extended fistfights and beatings with punching and kicking. Threatening with guns, people are shot at a few times, a man cuts his hand with a knife drawing blood (he later licks his blood). A man jumps through a glass dome falling onto a woman, a man is shot and blood leaks from his ear as he falls through glass, a man is beaten and shot many times and there is a lot of blood on his face and torso, a man is shot many times with his body jerking and blood on his torso.


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LANGUAGE 8 - 25+ F-words, many scatological references and mild obscenities, a few anatomical references.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Betrayal, infidelity, contract murder, stalking.

MESSAGE - Life is full of surprising twists and turns.

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