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Parents Guide for
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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A woman is implied to be nude in bed, but fully covered

A car is destroyed by a bomb. You see the driver and passenger engulfed by flames. While this is not particularly graphic, this second part is a little disturbing.

A man is strangled

A man is shot off screen and blood is seen dripping from his body.

Another man is shot off screen with no blood.

Throughout the film there are numerous fist fights in which people are thrown into walls and such.

Mild use of profanity.

A large amount of the plot is about drug smugglers.

A woman is framed (falsely) as a heroin and marijuana addict.

Men smoke marijuana briefly.

A man is an alcoholic and is shown very drunk

Characters smoke in a manner accurate to the period.

There is a sudden close-up to the face of a strangled man (with popping eyes and his tongue sticking out) that is likely to startle viewers.

Rated PG-13 for some violence and drug content (re-rating) (1998 restoration)
Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Finland:K-11 (DVD rating) / Finland:K-16 (original rating) / Finland:K-12 (restored version) / Germany:18 (restored version) / Germany:16 (restored version) (re-rating) (2005) / Netherlands:6 / Netherlands:18 / Norway:15 (re-rating) (1999) / Norway:16 (1985) / South Korea:15 (2003) / Spain:13 (DVD rating) / Sweden:15 (original rating) / Sweden:11 (restored version) / UK:12 / USA:PG-13 / USA:PG-13 (No. 36039) (re-rating) (1998 restoration) / USA:Approved (PCA #18506) (original rating) / USA:Unrated (restored version) / West Germany:16 (nf)

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