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Dance Flick

Be prepared for more crude comedy when the Wayans Brothers spoof the latest toe-tapping movies in their production Dance Flick. Planting its feet in the numbered steps of this genre, the plot follows Thomas Uncles (Damon Wayans, Jr.), a street dancer who pairs up with Megan White (Shoshana Bush) in order to win a dance competition. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 83
Theater Release: 22 May 2009
Video Release: 08 Sep 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Dance Flick Rated PG-13?

“Packed with” doesn’t begin to describe the amount of crude humor in this film where dance contestants are urinated on, portrayed with their heads inserted between their buttocks and shown giving birth during a competition. Although played for laughs, dancers also pull guns on one another and rob other participants. Characters are kicked in the face, hit, slapped, body slammed and molested. A woman dies after being repeatedly hit or run over by automobiles. A man cuts off his foot. A girl jumps to her death after being bullied by a teacher. Numerous students are the recipients of cruel comments from a teacher. A blind man spills hot coffee on a woman’s lap and then falls down an open manhole. A baby is left in a school locker and is later given an alcoholic beverage. He is also hung out a second storey window and repeatedly hit against a closed window. A mother comments about her baby’s sexual activity. A male teacher kisses a male student and talks about giving up his “manhood”. A female gym teacher makes sexually oriented comments and forces two female students to strip down to their underwear and engage in a lewd fight. Several females are portrayed with exaggerated female sexual organs and body parts. A male student makes repeated comments about female sexual organs. A drunk girl is shown driving with a car full of liquor. A man is hit by lightening. Characters engage in bawdy pole dancing. Characters discuss condoms, tampons, prostitutes, porn stars and drugs for sexually transmitted diseases. There are references to oral sex and crude bodily functions along with frequent crass terms for male anatomy. The script also includes some alcohol use by teens, the portrayal of guns and gangs, racial slurs and repeated profanities and terms of Deity.

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