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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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In the opening scene of the film, a dead nude woman is seen floating in the water, you see her bare buttocks.

A man tears a woman's dress open and we see a close-up of her bare breast as he rapes her. He also removes her nylons.

A woman gets up out of bed, full frontal and back nudity is shown.

A dead woman's breasts are shown near the end of the movie.

A man rapes, then violently strangles a woman (this is very graphic and disturbing).

A dead woman is seen with a rope around her neck.

A man falls down a flight of stairs, blood is seen on his head.

A man breaks the fingers of a dead woman.

A man whacks a dead woman in the head with a crowbar, some blood is seen.

Several uses of shit. Bastard is used about eight times. There are frequent religious explitives.

A man smokes cigarettes in numerous scenes. Adults are shown drinking alcohol.

The rape/strangulation scene is disturbing.

The theme of the movie is quite unsettling of a pyschotic killer who goes around raping and then killing women.

Suggested MPAA Rating: R for some disturbing violent and sexual content including a rape, some graphic nudity, and language.

Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Brazil:12 / Canada:PA (Manitoba) / Canada:R (Nova Scotia/Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-15 (2001) / Finland:K-16 (cut) (1972) / Germany:16 (DVD rating) / Iceland:16 / Italy:VM14 / Netherlands:12 / Norway:16 / Peru:14 / Singapore:PG / Spain:13 / Sweden:15 / UK:X (original rating) (cut) / UK:18 (video rating) (2001) / UK:18 (video rating) (cut: by 19 secs) (1989) / USA:R (MPAA rating: certificate no. 23143) / USA:TV-14 (edited tv version: AMC print) / West Germany:16 (f)

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