A New York City pickpocket is forced to reexamine his choices when he crosses paths with a one-night stand who informs him she's having his baby. At the same time, he's trying to stay one step ahead of the detective whose badge he stole.
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- Michael Corrente
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that Loosies is a grown-up romance set in a world of "cops and robbers," which involves petty crime, larceny, and con artists, with some brutal fights. Characters are punched, kicked, pummeled, and threatened with a knife; a policeman beats up a prisoner. It's also a redemption story, dependent upon the leading character's transformation from amoral loser to valuable human being. A lengthy love scene includes kissing, foreplay, partial nudity, and actual sexual activity in a series of artful shots. There is a mention of the possibility of abortion. Swearing and obscenities are frequent ("s--t," "bastard," "asshole," "knocked up," and "slut," among others, and one use of "f--k"). Drinking takes place in bars and at home; some characters smoke.
- Sexual Content
- A romantic montage leads to a sexual encounter between two people who've just met. Includes kissing, foreplay, partial nudity, and some sexual activity shown from artistic angles. A central element of the plot involves the resulting pregnancy and the possibility of an abortion.
- Several fistfights in which characters are battered and bruised. Characters are punched, pounded, kicked, and thrown to the ground. A villain threatens the hero with a knife. A policeman beats up a prisoner.
- Frequent swearing and obscenities: "s--t," "balls," "hell," "Christ almighty," "jackass," "asshole," "prick," "bastard," "I'm screwed," "knocked me up," "slut." One use of "f--k."
- Social Behavior
- People can change; even someone taking a wrong path can change course and redeem him or herself. Finding love and putting someone else first can give purpose and meaning to life.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Several scenes take place in a bar with characters drinking, including two policemen. Some social drinking at home. Characters smoke. A woman clearly states that she will not drink during her pregnancy.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it