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Robin Hood: Men in Tights | 1993 | PG-13 | - 4.3.3

Mel Brooks' comic send-off of Kevin Costner's "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves."

SEX/NUDITY 4 - Nudity consists of a woman shown taking a bath (covered by bubbles). There's some cleavage and we see her in a chastity belt. There are lots and lots of sexual innuendos and anatomical references: a blind man reads a "Braille Playboy" while sitting on a toilet; another man's shadow gives the impression that he's sexually aroused; many references to circumcision and virginity; implied scenes of sex and, even one of rape.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - People in shackles in a dungeon, and torture by stretching one's tongue. Some fights with fists, swords and sticks. A blind man keeps running into things and falling down. Villagers pull off their ears and throw them at Robin Hood. Everything is done in obvious slapstick.


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LANGUAGE 3 - Many scatological and anatomical references. Some cussing.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Virginity, circumcision, racism, blindness.

MESSAGE - Good triumphs.

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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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