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Old 09-24-04, 05:12 PM
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how much sex/nudity in THX1138?

somebody at my school wanted to know since they have kids that kind of want to see it. some t&a is fine (airplane!, amadaus, ect) where its a couple of flashes, and maybe one or two prolonged shots (shining), just as long as there isn't graphic sex (basic insinct, monster's ball, eyes wide shut, ect) or anything like that.
so, how much nudity/sex is in the movie?
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I can't remember what it is, but once soneone showed me a website that was designed for the exact purpose you are talking about. They gave film reviews for parents that gave listings of all the "bad" content. Anyone know what this was?

The MPAA lists THX as:

Rated R for some sexuality/nudity.
Previously rated (GP) in (71).

If no one helps, I'll report back after I watch it this weekend.
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I haven't seen the Director's Cut yet so I don't know if they added any or not. All I can remember from the theatrical cut is the holographic stripper, and then another scene where a guy and gal are both naked but you really only see them from a distance. I think there might have been a love scene too, but nothing too bad. It's not like softcorn porn or anything, if that's what you're worried about.
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I would hardly call it graphic sex. There is some flesh, and maybe a nipple or two, but nothing that young kids would get upset by.
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Well it has about 3 scenes of LUH being topless and a few rear shots of THX. There is also a naked woman hologram that THX watches while a machine... helps him releave stress.
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There is a distant shot of full frontal on a woman, but it's so far away you really can't see anything in detail.
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Minimal, there are two or three nipple shots, the backside of THX, and the holograms. (Amadeus)
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Well, there is also a scene of THX looking at a naked woman hologram while beating the bishop, so to speak.

This is definitely not a film for the kiddies. They'd probably find it boring. Some adults may even find it boring. Rent first.
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Although the film has a couple glimpses of nudity, there is more overt sexuality in Lucas' superior followup American Graffiti.
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Originally posted by Green Jello
I can't remember what it is, but once soneone showed me a website that was designed for the exact purpose you are talking about. They gave film reviews for parents that gave listings of all the "bad" content. Anyone know what this was?

The MPAA lists THX as:

Rated R for some sexuality/nudity.
Previously rated (GP) in (71).

If no one helps, I'll report back after I watch it this weekend.
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Hell, I wouldn't even call it sex. If they are over 14 then I think its fine.
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goto upcomingmovies.com do a search for it and see if theres a movie mom review it tells you all about it.
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www.kidsinmind.com is a good site for that.
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well, all those sites are fine and dandy, but they very rarely review older movies, so thats why i was a bit currious.
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relative to thx-1138, i was surprised at how much more nudity and even an orgy(!) scene in Logan's Run which if i remember got away with a even less PG rating!
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Heh, if the kid is too young to know what a breast is, he's probably not going to enjoy this movie or understand it at all.
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Originally posted by bluemagic
relative to thx-1138, i was surprised at how much more nudity and even an orgy(!) scene in Logan's Run which if i remember got away with a even less PG rating!
well, technically logan's run was released before the PG-13 rating, and knowing how sensitive the mpaa is to any kind of nudity (they gave the director's cut of Amadeus a fuckin R for a 5 second tit flash), logan's run would def. get an R if it were to be released today,.
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Christianity Today has a review of it.

Here's the relevant part for you:

THX 1138 is rated R for some sexuality and nudity. The sexuality is less than what's typical in a PG-13 film or television, but the nudity goes far enough to earn it an R rating. It's primarily used in scenes between THX and LUH to imply that they have had sex, though there is also a newly restored scene in which THX is aroused by a holographic nude dancer. While the scenes aren't "essential" to the film, they're not gratuitous or exploited either, included to contrast "Eden-like" human contact with the cold and sterile technology-driven world that the characters inhabit. THX 1138 is intended for mature viewing audiences; besides, most kids under 15 will be bored with the film anyway.

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