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Someone Like You

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Overall: C-
Violence: A
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Someone Like You Rated PG-13?

Overall: C-
Besides one beautiful moment between a married couple who are secondary characters, Someone Like You spends most of its screen time suggesting that “casual sex” can be very “liberating.”

Violence: A

Sexual Content: D+
Quick scene of bovines mating. Married couple discuss fertility problem, she graphically mentions how he needs to provide sperm for testing and offers to look at “dirty magazines with him.” Woman in tub, no nudity. Unmarried couple kisses. Woman holds a diaphragm. Unmarried couple aggressively have sex, no nudity. Unmarried couple in bed - scene carefully filmed to cover nudity. Man has many boxes of condoms in bathroom. Barmaids dressed in bikini tops. Man tells woman not to “underestimate casual sex… it’s very liberating.” Naked man lying on stomach, rear is exposed. Cover of Playboy magazine, no nudity. Man puts hand on clothed woman’s breast.

Language: D+
At least: 3 slang terms describing sex, 1 sexual expletive, 13 moderate profanities, 11 mild profanities, 10 terms of Deity used as profanities or expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use: C
Two major characters smoke, and a third major character decides to try smoking during a stressful moment, resulting in coughing, but still continues to try to enjoy the experience.

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