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The Week contest: Movie Rating - Oct. 9, 2009
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lick here for results of last week's contest: Conservative Class

Results: Now that several websites have sprung up to rate movies in terms of how suitable they are for children, we asked you to come up with a new index that would provide other critical information for deciding whether it’s a film you want to see.

FIRST PRIZE: Ratio Total Female Nudity to Man Removing Only His Shirt
and:
Difference in Age Between Leading Man and Leading Lady (In Decades)
Barbara Hoffman, Philadelphia
 
SECOND PRIZE: Number of Bullets Fired from Close Range that Miss Hero
Bill Muse, Seattle
 
THIRD PRIZE: MBTAA (Minutes Before the Title Actually Appears)
David Klein, Frisco, TX
 
HONORABLE MENTIONS:
 
Likelihood of Being Aired on Lifetime After 1 a.m.
Katie Caliendo, Houston
 
Morgan Freeman Voiceover?
Keith Preston, Phoenix

Ratio of open-air-market-baguette-and-flowers-date scenes to plot points.
Dana Guinn, Albuquerque
 
“Whales of August” Advisory: Is the thing in the title actually in the movie?
Stephen White, Boise

PE Ratio: How Predictable is the Ending?
Nancy House, Nashville
 
How Unintelligible Are the Whispers Used to Heighten Drama?
Daniel Burstein, Jacksonville, FL
 
Likelihood of Being Remade as a Lame Sitcom Starring Jenna Elfman
Sheldon Sturges, Phoenix

How Awkward to Watch with Your Grandmother?
Robert Thrasher, Athens, GA
 
How Upset will Your Significant Other Be with You For Choosing This Movie?
Jeffrey M. Walsh, Gilbert, AZ
 
PPPF (Product Placements Per Frame)
Michael Alman, Las Vegas (and others, similar)
 
Postmodernism Index: Confusing Non-Linear Sequencing
Mickey Imber, Lawrence, KS
 
Done Because Robert DeNiro Apparently Desperate for Cash?
William Lebzelter, Buffalo Grove, IL
 
Surprise Twist Ending Really A Surprise or A Twist?
Ryan Ward, New York City

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