Fair Game (1995)

MPAA Rating: R

Entertainment: +1 1/2

Content: -2 1/2

When Kate McQuean (Cindy Crawford), a dedicated family attorney, tries to have her client's boat repossessed, she finds herself a moving target of the KGB. With assassins trying to eliminate her at every turn, Detective Max Kirkpatrick (William Baldwin) must protect her. From bullets to explosions, the two narrowly escape death at every turn. Through two desperate days, they must hold off the KGB and discover why they are targets. As the danger gets more intense, the feelings Kate and Max have for one another escalate as well. It becomes a battle of wills, wits, and endurance as they try to outsmart the lead assassin, Kazak, played by Steven Berkoff. And in the end, it all catapults into an explosive multi-billion dollar bank heist that Max must stop to save Kate. Crawford's acting is less than believeable. She smiles as she is being blown off a third story balcony with lipstick and mascara intact after she lands in a lake. This new action thriller promises DIE HARD kind of action, but delivers more of a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue featuring model Cindy Crawford.

With Kate parading around most of the time in a wet jogging bra, there is little left to the imagination. Max and Kate have sex on a train while totally unaware of a helicopter landing on the roof of the boxcar. Are audiences so naive and accepting that they will fall for this? Besides the graphic sex, female and male rear nudity and breast nudity are shown. The other action includes non-stop massive explosions, buildings destroyed and several shootings and some fist fighting to make up for an almost non-existent plot. FAIR GAME's dialogue is chocked full of obscenities, profanities and crudities. Very appropriately at the end, Kate herself says, “Thank goodness it's over.”

Preview Reviewer: Sherry Oswald
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The following categories contain objective listings of film content which contribute to the subjective numeric Content ratings posted to the left and on the Home page.

Crude Language: Many (11) times - Mild 7, Moderate 4

Obscene Language: Many (64) times (f-word 30, s-word 21, other 13)

Profanity: Several (9) times - regular 7, Exclamatory

Violence: Many times - Moderate and Severe (shootings, man hit in groin, fist fight, beating, stabbing, explosions, woman blown out of apartment, massive property damage)

Sex: Once (graphic, unmarried couple with rear male and female breast nudity)

Nudity: Several times (full rear male and female, breast nudity); Near nudity (revealing wet t-shirt)

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: Several times (references to genitals, intercourse)

Drugs: Some cigar smoking

Other: Man urinates on infrared screen

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Intended Audience: Adults

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