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Run Lola Run | 1998 | R | - 3.5.5

After learning that her boyfriend must come up with 100,000 Deutsche marks in 20 minutes or he'll be killed, Lola runs -- in three different versions -- to find some quick cash. With Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri, Armin Rohde, Joachim Krol, Ludger Pistor, Suzanne von Borsody, Sebastian Schipper, Julia Lindig, Lars Rudolph, Andreas Petri, Klaus Muller, Utz Krause and Beate Finckh. In German with English subtitles. [1:21]

SEX/NUDITY 3 - A couple of kisses. We see a nude couple (from the shoulders up) talking in bed and a few still frames -- each visible for a split second -- of a man and woman in tiny leather S&M outfits (in one frame she appears to be hitting him with a whip). A little cleavage is visible.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 5 - Many people are threatened with guns, several are shot at but not hit and one is shot in the chest (a little blood is visible as the person convulses and then falls to the ground). Someone is run over by a car (blood is on the person's cheek, nose and mouth), someone is hit by a car and rolls up on the hood (the person is not injured) and we see several car crashes (one results in injuries -- a man flips onto a windshield and we later see him recovering in an ambulance). A few slaps, a woman runs into another, a man headbutts another, a man hits a telephone several times, a cartoon character is tripped and falls down a staircase, a woman throws things around an office and a woman hits a man in the back of the head with a bag (he falls to the floor). We see black and white still frames of a woman in surgery (we see some bloody instruments and then some blood on the woman's face); for a split second, we also see someone taking drugs intravenously. A woman's screams shatter glass.


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LANGUAGE 5 - In the subtitles we read about 5 F-words, a few anatomical references, several scatological references, several mild obscenities, some insults and some name-calling.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Theft, gangsters, infidelity, out-of-wedlock pregnancy, homelessness, determination, love.

MESSAGE - Your life can change drastically in a matter of seconds; the smallest events and situations can affect your life in incredible ways.

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