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THX 1138
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Parents Guide for
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(NOTE: There is only elicit R-rated sex in the "Uncut Director's Cut Version")

Two non-explicit sex scenes both with bare breasts shown briefly.

A video of sex is seen on a grainy monitor. [0:06:01-10]

One scene with full nudity of a man and a woman (genitals not shown). [~ 0:44:08-45:36]

A woman is seen dancing naked (stylized - she's a rudimentary hologram). A man is implied to "masturbate" while watching it, using a piece of technology presumably attached to his penis, but nothing critical is shown. [0:12:50-13:40]

A man is shown being beaten.

A man is prodded with poles and shocked.

The film depicts a society controlled mostly by drugs provided by the State, but they are not hallucinogens, but mind controlling ones.

A man has his body controlled by remote operators briefly, but he begins to convulse.

Main characters are being chased by "police officer"-robots.

The movie is an overall dark and depressing distopy. 14+

Rated R for some sexuality/nudity (2004 director's cut)
Australia:PG / Brazil:14 / Canada:PA (Manitoba) / Canada:A (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Finland:K-11 (2004) (director's cut) / Germany:12 / Iceland:Unrated / Italy:VM14 / Singapore:NC-16 / South Korea:15 (director's cut) / UK:15 / UK:X (original rating) / UK:12 (video) / UK:15 (video rating) (director's cut) (2004) / UK:15 (video rating) (1988-2003) / USA:R (2004 director's cut) / USA:GP (original rating)

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