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(1990)

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Sex & Nudity

  • Rated PG for some off-color humor, language, thematic elements, and mild language.
  • A strong reference to having sex every night. Junior takes photos of nuns in the shower and a priest sitting on the toilet.
  • Animals sack is shown in the end.
  • A Man checks out a Woman and follows her into the kitchen where he is overcome with passion. To her surprise he pulls her close to him and dips her kissing her intensely. She struggles at first as while hes kissing her. His hands move up and down her back and waist.
  • A character "moons" a camera, and this is broadcast on television.

Violence & Gore

  • Lots of slapstick humor
  • A car chase scene in which follows a shootout; the goon comes out with blood on his face.
  • Junior and Flo get kidnapped and at one point Flo is stuffed into a suitcase and punched.

Profanity

  • A prisoner can be seen with a swastika tattoo, though this is not visible on screen long.
  • Some borderline rude/offensive comments made by characters who look down upon someone because he is "adopted."
  • Mild language throughout such as dick, ass, and hell. Junior has also apparently taught a parrot to use profanity such as "up yours" and "dickhead."

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • One scene is set in a bar and features people watching TV.
  • A few characters smoke

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The last few minutes of the film are a little intense.

Spoilers

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Violence & Gore

  • Ben gets shot towards the end of the film but he survives.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Ben and Flo's plan to send Junior back to the orphanage can be considered a very sad scene to some viewers, especially when Ben explains his problems to the priest, and when a staff member of the orphanage refuses to have him back just because he had been returned at least 30 times.

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