Skip to Content. Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update. The message that making a porno will solve money problems is obviously problematic.
Things you buy through our links may earn New York a commission. This piece is a part of Sexpositions , a weeklong Vulture celebration of sex scenes in movies and on TV. The issues with those first two efforts were largely linguistic. Zack and Miri , not so much. T he ever-voluble writer-director explained how, exactly, he was able to avoid having his Seth Rogen —Elizabeth Banks sex romp branded with a dreaded, box-office-killing NC rating. The initial NC rating for Zack and Miri and Make a Porno was predicated on the thrusting in one scene , and the shit shot , and that was stolen from Barry Sonnenfeld. That drove him out of porn. So I was like, Wow! Knowing that going in, I made sure everything kind of worked within the boundaries.
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The pervasive sexual content in this movie is overwhelming, both visually and in dialogue. There is no scene without offensive visual imagery, explicit nudity or perverse dialogue, including hundreds of obscenities and vulgarities. Vulgar, obscene images and dialogue are played for laughs. There are also some positive homosexual characters.