FILM TITLE: CHIPS
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 L N V
DISTRIBUTOR: TIMES MEDIA FILMS
DIRECTOR:
MAIN CAST:
LANGUAGE: STRONG, FREQUENT
NUDITY: MILD INFREQUENT
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: STRONG, FREQUENT
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: THIS FILM DEALS WITH THE ADVENTURES OF THE CRIME FIGHTING PARTNERSHIP OF PUNCH, AN UNDERCOVER FBI AGENT AND JOHN BAKER AN WX-PROFEESIONAL MOTORCYCLE RACER. THE TWO ARE TASKED WITH THE ROLE OF EXPOSING CORRUPTION IN THE POLICE FORCE AND MUCH OF THE ACTION TAKES PLACE ON MOTORCYCLES. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO CHARACTERS, ONE BEIGN SERIOUS, UPRIGHT AND A SEX ADDICT WHILST THE OTHER A MORE LIBERAL, CASUAL AND INFORMAL PERSONALITY, ADDS TO THE ABSURDITY AND HUMOR OF MANY OF THEIR SCENES DESPITE THE IMPACT OF STRONG VIOLENCE AND LANGUAGE.

THEME
THE OVERACRCHING THEME IS COMPLEX AND MATURE AND SHOWS HOW TWO MEN OF DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS FIGHT CORRUPTION IN THE POLICE FORCE. IT INCLUDES THEMES LIKE MALE BONDING, FRIENDSHIP, LOYALTY, PASSION, WITH UNDERTONES OF SEXUAL ADDICTION. ALL EXPLORED WITHIN A COMEDIC CONTEXT OF CRIME FIGHTING IN LOS ANGELES. THEMES ARE TREATED IN A WAY THAT CAN BE DISTRESSING, CONFUSSING AND DISTURBING FOR CHILDREN BELOW THE AGE OF 16 YEARS.