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Undercover Brother

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Cast

Eddie Griffin
Denise Richards

Studio

2002 Universal Pictures

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Why Is Undercover Brother Rated PG-13?

Undercover Brother is rated PG-13

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Overall: D

Anton Jackson is called into service as an Undercover Brother when a sinister plot threatens the presidential hopes of a black candidate. While this film may be billed as a comedy, the heavy dose of drug-related material, crude sexual humor and language issues leave very little to laugh about in the end.

Violence: D

Several characters scream at others. Characters are frequently hit on the face and body with handguns and other objects. Several scenes include hand-to-hand combat and martial arts action. Numerous characters draw guns on others, some shots are fired and at least two characters are killed. Men pursue characters on a golf cart; cart crashes into gas line and explodes, killing two characters. Character is attacked and frisked. Characters break into offices and steals computer information. Man roughly pushes woman to the floor. Character squirts hot sauce into assailants’ eyes. Men hit on head with glass bottles. Characters jump through plate glass window. Chase scene includes characters hit with objects, crashes and explosions. Scene depicts the exaggerated removal of body organs from several characters. Character hits himself in crotch. Character throws sand in man’s eyes. Building explodes.

Sexual Content: D

Female characters often wear tight-fitting and low-cut clothing. Numerous descriptive comments made throughout movie on sexual encounters and interracial sexual relations. Jokes frequently include sexual connotations. Female character discusses her sexuality. Characters comment on the words of a song. Extended scene includes girls tearing off clothes and parading in a seductive manner. Character remarks on girl’s past sexual history. Characters kiss briefly.

Language: D

Includes at least: 1 extreme sexual expletive and 2 extreme sexual hand gestures, 24 moderate and 36 mild profanities, 8 crude terms for sexual relations, 7 crude anatomical terms, 2 references to sexual anatomy, 6 terms of Deity used as expletives and numerous sexual innuendos, jokes, and racial slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use: D

Mind-control drug is used on characters. Several characters smoke cigars or cigarettes. Numerous comments made about the use of illegal drugs; character later gives another man a bag of drugs to use. Characters drink on several occasions. Characters working in the tobacco industry discuss how to increase sales to a particular group. Liquor ad aimed at fast food buyers.

Miscellaneous Concerns:

Includes numerous racial comments. Bathroom humor is used.

 

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Undercover Brother.

While Undercover Brother is a comedy, many of the actors in this movie have starred in a variety of other film genres. Eddie Griffin plays a part in the hospital drama, John Q.. Billy Dee Williams can be seen in Star Wars Episodes V and VI and Chi McBride is a heavyweight boxer about to walk down the aisle in Disney’s The Kid. If you are looking for films that promote interracial relationships, try Brian’s Song and Remember the Titans.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Violence, Coarse Language
AB PG Coarse Language
MB Not Rated Offensive Language-----
ON Not Rated Language May Offend, Not Recommended for Young Children
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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