MPAA Rating: R

Entertainment: +1 1/2

Content: -3 1/2

When Simon (Desmond Askew) decides to go to Las Vegas for the weekend, he persuades Ronna (Sara Polley), a co-worker at the supermarket where he works, to cover his shift. Little does Ronna know that Simon uses his cashiers job as a front for drug dealing. When two guys, Zack (Jay Mohr) and Adam (Scott Wolf), come looking for Simon to buy drugs for a party, Ronna decides to get in on the action. The story follows each character separately from their point of initial contact in the supermarket, and plays out the evening's activities from each characters individual perspective. GO is just another in a series of recent films about the wandering and meaningless lives of urban youth. Hopefully, these lifestyles do not reflect the vast majority of responsible young adults in America and the film will not have a wide enough appeal to score big at the box office.

GO is an absolutely depressing and dehumanizing film that holds no value in bringing meaning to the lives of young people who desperately need it. While the language includes 74 obscenities and 8 profanities, it is the revailing theme of sex, violence, and vice that makes this film so degrading. Heavy drug abuse, gambling, prostitution, strip clubs, unconventional sex and homosexual behavior in the film leave the viewer with the feeling that there is no hope for generation X. Sexual content alone includes group sex, several references to homosexual sex, two men kissing, along with several scenes of prolonged female breast and rear nudity. GO typifies a culture of play and vice that is leading scores of young people down a path of self-destruction. Young people or adults who believe in the merits of an altogether different radical lifestyle should not support this film.

Preview Reviewer: Cliff McNeely
Sony Pictures Entertainment

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 (15) times Mild 3, Moderate 12

Obscene Language: Many (74) times (f-word 49, s-word 18, other 7)

Profanity: Several (8) times Regular 6 (J, GD, C), Exclamatory 2 (Oh my G)

Violence: Many times Moderate to Graphic (girl hit by car, burning room, gunshot and graphic extraction of bullet, door kicked in, car crash, gunfire, man threatens bloody girl with tire iron, punching and kicking, man thrown and handcuffed, gun shooting threat)

Sex: Once (graphic sex multiple partners)

Nudity: Several times (prolonged female breast nudity several times in topless bar, male and female rear nudity); Near Nudity: Few times (women in skimpy clothing, men and women in underwear)

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: Several times (references to unconventional sex, male genitals, sex in Las Vegas, infidelity, and other graphically crude sexual innuendo; man questions teenagers virginity; prolonged kissing and fondling; man kisses and caresses a minor; graphic descriptions of sexual intercourse and unconventional sex; erotic dancing)

Drugs: Many times (heavy drug activity, alcohol and smoking)

Other: Boy vomits, racial slurs, gambling

Running Time: 103 min
Intended Audience: Older teenagers and young adults

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