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(1998)

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Certification

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MPAA Rated PG-13 for sequences of action/violence and shootings, and for language
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Sex & Nudity

  • While on the phone, Carter asks Johnson about the color of panties she is wearing, but she immediately hangs up on him.
  • Carter apologizes to Johnson about spreading rumors that he and she slept together. As she starts to go after Carter, Lee puts out his hands to stop her, and they end up on her padded vest- covered breasts (and he quickly removes his hands).

Violence & Gore

  • There's a large shootout near the end and several people are shot. There's lots of heavy gunfire.
  • A man kicks another man, and pistol-whips him.
  • There's a large bar fight in which Lee fights off several attackers, first with his hands and feet, and then with pool sticks, smacking and hitting them with the sticks as well as kicking them.
  • There's a fight in a restaurant between two cops and several men, with several punches and kicks.
  • A building explodes.
  • Two men fight in a building, and one attacks the other with an axe.
  • Two men fall through some scaffolding.
  • Two men are shot at as they flee a restaurant.
  • A man quickly dispatches two security guards, dismantling one's gun.
  • A man fights a few men in a house before they're interrupted.
  • A man takes out several men on a dock in the beginning.
  • A man punches another man in the face in a parking lot, and the man who was shot shoots at two cops and drives away in a car. The man who punched him fires a gun at the trunk of the car and hits C4 in the trunk, exploding the trunk and crashing the car.
  • There's a kidnapping scene where a little girl is grabbed and taken. Nothing too provocative or violent.
  • During the climax, Lee must fight off two bad guys while trying to keep several Chinese artifacts from breaking, and he takes some brutal hits.

Profanity

  • 37 uses of "shit", 32 uses of "ass", 14 uses of "hell", 16 uses of "damn", 10 uses of"goddamn/it", 4 uses of "nigga", 3 uses of "nigger(s)", 3 uses of "bitch.", 2 uses of "fuck", 1 use of "fucking" and 1 use of "fuckers"

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Carter comments that his mother is embarrassed that he's on the LAPD, and so tells everyone that her son's a drug dealer instead.
  • A man is seen smoking weed twice.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Some may find the scene when Soo Yung is captured frightening.

Spoilers

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Violence & Gore

  • Carter and Sang have a final standoff, and Carter shoots him, killing Sang. Some blood can be seen on his shirt, and his corpse is seen lying on the floor.
  • Two men scuffle on a catwalk, and one falls to his death in a pool of water far below.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Juntao/Griffin falls to his death from the rafters of the Los Angeles Convention Center and lands on top of a fountain.

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