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Still shot from the movie: Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins.

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

RJ Stevens (Martin Lawrence) is a successful talk show host with an oversized bank account. When he returns to his humble hometown to celebrate his parent's 50th anniversary, he does his best to impress his family and the locals who used to make him feel like a failure. And they do their best to downsize his ego. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: D+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: C-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Theater Release: 07 Feb 2008
Video Release: 16 Jun 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Rated PG-13?


From the get go, this family reunion is filled with coarse sexual innuendo and crude remarks by both men and women who make blatant sexual advances even on their own relatives. Depictions of human intimacy (with obscured nudity), animal sexual activity, concealed condoms and partially exposed busts are a mainstay of the script along with frequent comments about male and female anatomy. Family interactions involve roughhousing and fistfights (involving both genders and resulting in some bloody injuries). A character is burned on a stove and others commit deliberate acts meant to inflict pain. Alcohol use and the insinuation of drug trafficking are also portrayed. The dialogue contains non-stop profanities including a sexual expletive, derogatory and racial comments, religious jokes and stabs at current celebrities.

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