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Rated PG for suggestive content, language, and brief violence.

A woman wears a dress in which her breasts are almost completely bare except for some covering of her nipples. However the film is black and white so it is difficult to see clearly

Scenes of two characters kissing on a couch (no sexual activity).

Characters frequently scantily clad.

Some sexual innuendo and play with sexual identity in the dialog.

Humor is often based on sexual confusion and comic sexual situations

Comic verbal innuendo

At one point, it is implied a man (desguised a woman) has an erection


An off-screen machine gun shooting of various minor characters. An onscreen shooting of one character, with brief shot of his bloodless body. An onscreen shooting of several major characters with brief shots of their bloodless bodies.


Some crass expressions.


Frequent adult drinking and especially smoking.


(See violence and gore section).



Argentina:13 / Australia:PG / Australia:A (original rating) / Brazil:Livre / Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Denmark:A / Finland:S (1987) / Finland:K-16 (1959) / France:12 (original rating) / France:Tous publics (re-rating) / Germany:16 / Hong Kong:I (2012) / Japan:G (2009) / Mexico:A / Netherlands:18 (original rating) (1959) / New Zealand:PG / Norway:16 (original rating) / Norway:15 (re-rating) / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 / Spain:13 / Sweden:15 / Sweden:11 (re-release) / UK:A (original rating) / UK:U (video rating) (1989) / USA:Not Rated / USA:Approved (PCA #19281) / USA:TV-PG (TV rating) / West Germany:16

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