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Superman III
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Collage of pictures at beginning showing cleavage. Voluptuous blonde appears throughout movie with half exposed breasts in each shot she appears.


Two characters fight in a junkyard.

Some mild hand-to-hand combat and several explosions


At least two to three uses of "Shit", "Damn", "Hell", and "Ass". One use of "Goddamn" and an exclamation of "Jesus Christ". One "Son of a Bitch" and several religious terms. "Jackass" is used once.


A character goes to a bar and has a few drinks out of depression.

Gus Gorman smokes a cigarette in a few scenes.


The main villain's sister is turned into a cyborg.

Superman turns into a reckless, rude, even violent version of himself, which may upset some children who look up to the character.

The scene where an evil character and his good conscience battle in a junkyard is intense.

A main character goes skiing on a snowy building's rooftop and accidentally falls off the tall building to the ground below. He is not hurt. More comical than frightening.

Superman is violently dragged into a large,artificially intelligent computer where he is tormented to become a cyborg, but manages to use a chemical substance and destroy it, causing a massive collapsion.

Total: 20/50

Rated PG for action sequences, language, and some sensuality.

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