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Mean Streets
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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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Sex & Nudity

Some strong explicit references during a discussion between a man and a woman.

A man looks into a woman's room while she changes, bare breasts are seen.

A nude woman gets out of bed and leans forward against a window; she is then shown changing. Brief full-frontal nudity shown.

A man explains how he "cums blood on a chick's face."

Violence & Gore

A man is shot in the neck, causing a huge amount of blood to spray from the wound and cover him.

A man is shot four times before dying (some blood is shown on the bullet holes).

A man shoots himself in the mouth off-screen.

A man is shot in the arm, and his sleeve is shown covered in blood.

Hand-to-hand fighting throughout (sometimes rather comedic) with no serious injuries resulting.

Profanity

Strong language. About 50 uses of "fuck."

Many characters are depicted as drunk and are shown drinking.

Characters smoke throughout the film.

A man is seen shooting up heroin in the beginning of the film.

Most of the movie is gritty, but not overly disturbing. However, the final 20 minutes or so is very, very intense.

Suggested MPAA rating- R for strong violence, sexuality, brief graphic nudity and language

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Certification:
Argentina:18 / Australia:M / Australia:MA (Cable TV rating) / Australia:R (video rating) / Brazil:16 / Canada:R (DVD rating) / Canada:18A (video rating) / Finland:K-16 / France:-16 (original rating) / France:-12 (re-rating) / Hong Kong:III / Iceland:16 / Ireland:18 / Italy:VM14 / New Zealand:R18 / Norway:16 (1977) / Singapore:NC-16 / South Korea:18 / Spain:18 / Sweden:15 / UK:X (original rating) / UK:18 (tv rating) / UK:18 (video rating: DVD audio commentary) (2005) / UK:18 (re-rating) (1993) / UK:18 (video rating) (1992) (1993) (2005) / USA:R (MPAA rating: certificate #23765) / West Germany:16

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