Domino
R
Entertainment: +2
Acceptability: -4

Loosely based on a true story, this crime drama is about Domino Harvey (Keira Knightley), daughter of famous actor Lawrence Harvey. In search of excitement, Domino finds it at a seminar for bounty hunters and then walks away from her Beverly Hills lifestyle to pursue the vilest of criminals. While her ability is initially questioned, she is accepted because of her good looks and begins working for an agency. As it turns out, she offers more than a pretty face and is named Bounty Hunter of the Year. She attracts the attention of a TV producer (Christopher Walken) who wants to make a reality show of Domino and her team (Mickey Rourke, Edgar Ramirez). While on a mission to find the perpetrators of an armored-truck heist, Domino discovers mob connections that point to a Las Vegas hotel owner. She and her team must now destroy the evidence created by the TV crew before the mob finds them.

This films plot is confusing and is muddled even more by the way it is shot out of chronological order. More problematic is the films violence, bloodshed and bad language, which is about as bad as it gets. A man has a combination on his arm, so another blows it off with a shotgun. The arm is then placed in a plastic bag and given to his mother. Domino also has its share of sexual content. In one scene, a girl gives a man a sexual lap dance in exchange for information. On another occasion, a man and woman disrobe and engage in sex. This film feebly attempts redeeming value through a few good deeds, but they are overwhelmed by the graphic objectionable material, which also includes nudity and suggestive material. All of this adds up to a strong warning by Preview to all: Avoid this film.

Preview Reviewer: Alan Boyer
Distributor: New Line

Summary
Crude Language: Many (17) times mild (hell 2); moderate (t-ts 1); strong (-ss 2, b-tch 12)
Obscene Language: Many (111) times strong (f-word 94, s-word 12, finger gesture 1, other 4)
Profanity: Many (19) times moderate (G 3); strong (GD 13, J 2, JC 1)
Violence: Many times moderate (many gunfights, men shot and fall into grave, large explosions, RV is in a bad accident); strong (mans arm removed by a shotgun blast)
Sexual Intercourse: Few times strong (couple disrobe and have sex, porn movie shown while couple has sex)
Nudity: Several times mild (woman shown in underwear); moderate (uncovered breasts shown on several women in topless bar, topless woman has sex, womans breasts exposed in porn film)
Homosexual Conduct: None
Sexually Suggestive Action/Dialog: Few times moderate (crude reference to womans anatomy few times)
Drug Abuse: Many times mild (cigarette smoking); moderate (few instances of marijuana use, unknown drug put in drinks)
Other: None
Running Time: 120 minutes
Intended Audience: Adults

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