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Suggested MPAA rating: PG for language, brief suggestive content, and mild violence

A teenage couple is shown making out heavily in the backseat of a parked car, with the boy climbing on top of the girl. Both are fully clothed though.

A character moons another from a car window, bare butt is visible against the car window glass.

There is one fight.

A car blows up after rolling several times.

Moderate profanity is used throughout the film.

Several people are seen smoking and drinking alcohol.

There is a car crash, which may be intense for some viewers.

Epilogues at the end of the movie imply some characters eventually died.

Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Brazil:14 / Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:A (Nova Scotia) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Denmark:15 (video rating) / Finland:K-12 / Iceland:L / Japan:PG12 (2010) / Netherlands:14 (1974) / Norway:16 / Peru:14 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 / Spain:13 / Sweden:11 / UK:AA (original rating) / UK:PG (tv rating) / UK:PG (video rating) (1991) (2000) / USA:PG (MPAA rating: certificate #23582) / West Germany:16

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