Wayne's World 2

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Entertainment: +2

Content: -3

Those overgrown high-schoolers, Wayne Campbell (Mike Myers) and Garth Algar (Dana Carvey) are at it again. This time Wayne decides he wants to do something "big" with his life. Jim Morrison visits him in a dream and instructs him to plan a rock festival call "Waynestock." So Wayne and Garth fly to London to recruit the help of has-been rocker, Del Preston. Meanwhile, Wayne is "way depressed" when his "babe," Cassandra (Tia Carrere), gets involved with her new manager, Bobby (Christopher Walken). Garth and Wayne scheme to pull off "Waynestock" and win back Cassandra. The sensual humor and abundance of "Wayne's World-isms" will appeal to die-hard Wayne and Garth fans and the morally insensitive.

Sexual innuendos abound as the pair even make up their own slang for sex and sexual intentions. At one point, Wayne and Garth stumble into a gay bar for a humorous sequence - NOT! One unresolved subplot has Garth sleeping with a buxom woman (Kim Basinger) whom he meets in a laundromat, only to find out she wants to recruit his help to kill her husband. The film adds an occultic flavor as Wayne has regular consultations with the ghost of Jim Morrison. Morrison is used to insert moral content as he exhorts Wayne to face responsibility, but still have fun. While there are genuine moments of creativity and humor, they are intermingled with enough foul language and offensive sexual references to leave moral viewers hoping this will be the last appearance of the dysfunctional dynamic duo.

Preview Reviewer: Krista Kay Bontrager
Distributor:
Paramount Pictures, 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038

Summary
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Crude Language: Several (5) times - Moderate

Obscene Language: Several (7) times - S-word 2; other 5

Profanity: Regular - 4 times

Violence: Few times - Moderate (punch in face; implied kick in crotch; sword strike to crotch gag)

Sex: Twice (implied unconventional sex)

Nudity: Few times (rear male nudity); Near nudity - several times (obscured female frontal nudity; cleavage shown)

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: Many times (plastic dolls posed in sexual positions; many 'Wayne-ism' slang terms for sex; suggestive dancing; woman propositions Wayne for sex; implied self-gratification; crude references to male anatomy)

Drugs: Chain smoking

Other: Suggestion that losing virginity causes instant manhood

Running Time:
Intended Audience: Teens


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