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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Nudity


Comedy. After the success of his comedy records, Rudy Ray Moore (Eddie Murphy) makes a film centred on his popular Dolemite persona.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, some in a sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent use of sexual language and references – some detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in a filmmaking context – some blood and detail
  • Frequent female frontal and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context, often in a performance context
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in historical and recreational contexts

Thematic elements

  • Commitment and dedication
  • Public versus private lives
  • Creativity and collaboration

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and nudity

Classification date

November 01, 2019