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Dr. No

Sean Connery stars as James Bond for the first time, in this first movie adaption of Ian Fleming's spy novels. Here the soon-to-be famous secret sleuth flies to Jamaica to investigate the disappearance of Agent John Strangways (Tim Moxon), who was monitoring the suspisious mining operation of Dr. Julius No (Joseph Wiseman). Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 110
Theater Release: 05 Oct 1962
Video Release: 02 Oct 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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Why Is Dr. No Rated PG?


Violence: Several characters are shot at close range including a woman whose bloody torso is seen. Characters engage in numerous fistfights and hand-to-hand combat. One character is left bloody and bruised with his clothes in tatters. A man poisons himself. His dead body is shown. A man wipes away some blood after a woman scratches a man’s face with a broken light bulb. Men in a car chase another character. A car goes over a cliff and bursts into flames killing the occupants. A gunman repeatedly shoots a form in a bed. A poisonous spider is placed in a man’s bed. A woman talks about killing her attacker with a poisonous spider. Characters are beaten, choked to death, burned, stabbed and drowned.

Sexual Content: A woman wears a bikini. A man kisses several different women. The script suggests a man has intimate relations with several women. A male character takes his shirt off in several scenes. A woman’s bare shoulders are shown in the shower. A woman tells about a rape. A couple is told to take off their contaminated clothes. Women provocatively flirt with a man.

Language: A brief profanity is heard. Infrequent sexual banter and innuendo is included in the script.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters smoke on numerous occasions, using cigarettes, cigars and pipes. Characters also drink frequently. A pair of people is drugged. Other attempts are made to poison or drug a man. A character eats a poisonous pill.

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