Out of Sight

MPAA Rating: R

Entertainment: +3 1/2

Content: -3

Jack Foley (George Clooney) is a clever bank robber who never uses a gun in this comical action film. During his prison break, he meets federal marshal Karen Sisco (Jennifer Lopez) who tries to foil his escape. Jack's suave mannerisms win Karen over and the unlikely pair fall in love. Jack teams up with some friends he met in prison: Buddy Brag (Ving Rhames), Glen Michaels (Steve Zahn) and "Snoopy" Miller (Don Cheadle). Together they determine to heist five million dollars in uncut diamonds from multimillionaire Richard Ripley (Albert Brooks). As Karen Sisco chases these men across the country she must choose between her love for Jack or her call to justice. The film is filled with fun and laughter as this wonderful cast brins the characters to life. The chemistry between actors will capture the heart of the audience, and keep them laughing with a unique and unexpected humor that makes the film an entertaining experience.

OUT OF SIGHT contains a few scenes of moderate violence with prisoners being stabbed and shot. One of the villains runs up a flight of stairs, trips and accidentally shoots himself in the head. Although presented humorously, it is quite graphic. Nudity is implied during a dream sequence as Jack rests in a bath tub. Karen appears and starts kissing him, but nothing is shown. It also contains a an implied sex scene, as both Jack and Karen strip down to their underwear and are later seen lying in bed. Glen Michaels has a few scenes where it's implied he's under the influence of drugs, but doesn't show him actually taking them. Jack's friend, Buddy Bragg, is somewhat of a religious man. Although presented humorously, Buddy feels compelled to confess his sins, so he confesses the bank robberies to his sister. His sincerity can be seen during a touching moment where Buddy gives a crucifix worn around his neck to Jack when danger is eminent. But the constant use of obscenities makes this film unpleasant. One hundred and two obsenities are used, along with three regular profanities. Although this film will most likely do well at the box office, the constant use of obscenities and the graphic violence tragically degrade the film.

Preview Reviewer: Rik Wyrick
Universal Studios, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608

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 (27) times - Mild 5, Moderate 22

Obscene Language: Many (102) times (F-word 56, S-word 38, Other 8)

Profanity: Several (6) times - Regular 3 (J C 2, G 1), Exclamatory 3

Violence: Few Times - Moderate, once graphic (prison stabbing, shooting of escaping prisoners, crime scene with blood splattered on wall, kick to crotch, fight with club, man trips and graphically shoots himself in the head)

Sex: Once implied (unmarried couple in hotel room - near nudity)

Nudity: Near nudity once (couple in underwear), Implied nudity once (man shown in bathtub)

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: Few times - crude dialogue referring to intercourse and prostitution

Drugs: Twice (alcohol in a bar, influence of marijuana)

Other: None

Running Time: 129 minutes
Intended Audience: Older teens and Adults

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