Rating: R for sexual content and language
What it's about: Jason Bateman has his identity stolen by loose cannon and credit-card hijacker Melissa McCarthy.
The kid attractor factor: Adults behaving badly.
Good lessons, bad lessons: There's no such thing as a victimless crime.
Violence : Fights, shootings a little blood.
Language: Melissa McCarthy is rated R, with or without a movie.
Sex: Yes, loud, crude and rude.
Drugs: Booze and pills.
Parents advisory: A comedy in the "Hangover" tradition raunchy and violent. Suitable for 15 and up.
Rating: R for sexuality, nudity, violence and language
What it's about : A depressed woman is medicated for her condition and commits a crime. Whose fault is it?
The kid attractor factor: Channing Tatum, and that woman (Rooney Mara) without a dragon tattoo this time out.
Good lessons, bad lessons: Doctors have more power over our lives than we know; don't believe TV prescription drug commercials.
Violence: Yes. With blood.
Language: Some profanity.
Sex: Yes, explicit.
Drugs: Alcohol and prescription drugs.
Parents advisory: Too adult and intense for anybody under 15. Take the R rating seriously.
Rating: PG-13 for zombie violence and some language
What it's about: A self-aware young zombie feels a stirring of humanity when he spies a gorgeous blonde.
The kid attractor factor: It's a zombie "Twilight," with a few more laughs.
Good lessons, bad lessons: Love is what makes us human.
Violence: Lots and lots zombie shootings, brain-munching, etc.
Language: A scattering of teen-appropriate profanity.
Sex: None, but there is flirtation.
Parents advisory: It has zombie movie gore, but in light doses OK for ages 10 and up.
BULLET TO THE HEAD
Rating: R for strong violence, bloody images, language, some nudity and brief drug use
What it's about: The kid attractor factor: Sly Stallone, Jason Momoa and a guy your parents once thought was cool Christian Slater.
Good lessons, bad lessons: "Never trust anyone who doesn't care enough about money."
Violence: Explicit and plentiful. Language: Profane, comically so.
Sex: Gratuitous nudity.
Drugs: Cocaine and bourbon.
Parents advisory: An old-school buddy picture that's heavy on the violence, suitable for 15 and up.
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