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What’s The Worst That Could Happen?

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Martin Lawrence
Danny DeVito


2001 MGM

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Two criminals (played by Martin Lawrence and Danny DeVito) try to outwit each other while they fight over a lucky ring in a movie that is filled with profanities, explicit sexual innuendos and moderate violence.

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Why Is What’s The Worst That Could Happen? Rated PG-13?

What’s The Worst That Could Happen? is rated PG-13

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Overall: D- Two criminals try to outwit each other while they fight over a lucky ring in a movie that is filled with profanities, explicit sexual innuendos and moderate violence.

Violence: C+ Man steals picture, man draws a gun on burglar and threatens to shoot, man hit in groin with tennis ball, several scenes of burglars breaking into homes and stealing items, husband and wife verbally fight in front of children, man kicked in face, guard and police shown with drawn guns at crime scene, man shoots above head of another man, woman uses spray on man and police, men fall down stairs, men fight on boat, men lie at Senate hearing on at least two occasions.

Sexual Content: D+ Woman queries man about sleeping with her, couple shown in bed together next day, woman’s bare shoulders shown, kissing between couple, men briefly discuss relationship founded on sex, extended scene of man looking at centerfold, some nudity shown, mistress in tub with only shoulders showing, sexual banter between couple in bathroom, naked woman comes out of tub but no nudity shown, man makes reference to man’s genitals on at least 3 occasions, reference made to past relationship between man and his assistant, man portrayed as possibly homosexual or bisexual, couple’s argument includes sexual references, man makes comment about woman’s breast, man makes reference to sexual activity, woman’s shirt barely covers her, some nudity shown, extended scene of clothed woman bending over shown from behind, extended scene including excessively repeated sexually obscene terms and gestures, reference made to man’s genitals, man attacks woman in elevator and on couch, second man depicted as possibly homosexual.

Language: D- Includes at least 13 terms of Deity, 52 mild profanities, 33 moderate profanities, 14 extreme profanities including at least 12 obscene sexual gestures and at least 3 sexual slang terms are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: C+ Man drinks from bottle in bed, men drink and smoke in bar on numerous occasions, main character shown smoking cigar throughout movie, man drinks from flask during burglary, men and women drink at art shows, woman shown smoking and drinking after rejection from man.

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Coarse and Suggestive Language
AB 14A
MB Not Rated Coarse Language-----
ON Not Rated Coarse Language

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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