After the Sunset

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Entertainment: +1 1/2

Content: -2

This action comedy begins at the end with the retirement of Max Burdett (Pierce Brosnan), a master jewel thief. Max and his partner and lover, Lola (Salma Hayek), plan to spend the rest of their lives enjoying the warm breezes on a Caribbean Island. But is it coincidence that this just happens to be the docking place of a cruise ship carrying a rare diamond collection? Stan (Woody Harrelson), an FBI agent who has been trying to catch Max in the act for years, doesn't think so. Stan has been humiliated by Max and wants to settle the score once and for all, so he teams up with the local policewoman (Naomie Harris) to put Max away for good. Meanwhile, Lola is only interested in one diamond: an engagement ring from Max. But Max will have to resist the temptation to come out of retirement for one more big score.

If you are looking for a deep moral message in a movie, you'll have to keep looking beyond this one. This story glorifies illegal activities and suggests that if you are good enough at breaking the law, you can live a luxurious lifestyle. The police are made to look stupid while robbery is portrayed as glamorous. It is suggested that money does not buy happiness, but that is the extent any positive message. Several times throughout the film, women are shown wearing very little clothing, and bad behavior has few consequences. Toss in some pretty Caribbean scenery, some crude humor, drunkenness and some laughs at the expense of the police, and that is what you get after the sun sets. Due to bad language, sexual situations, bad morals and an all around poor movie, Preview advises that you skip this one.

Preview Reviewer: Alan Boyer
New Line

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 (12) times - mild (hell 2, damn 4); moderate (b-stard 3, t-ts 1); strong (ass 1, SOB 1)

Obscene Language: Several (6) times - moderate (cr-p 1); strong (f-word 1, s-word 4)

Profanity: Few (4) times - moderate (G 1); strong (J 3)

Violence: Several times - mild (man is knocked around in car as it is driven out of control); moderate (man shot in shoulder, many shots fired at man missing him, man is grabbed in groin by woman)

Sex: Few times - mild (implied activity few times women are available for sexual massage)

Nudity: Few times - mild (women wear revealing clothing and skimpy bikinis, woman bends over so you can see down her top, woman shown topless from the side, woman disrobes but is covered by camera angle)

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: None

Drugs: Several times - mild (alcohol use several times); moderate (man is seen overdrinking and is carried to his room while unconscious)

Other: None

Running Time: 100 minutes
Intended Audience: Older teens and Adults

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