The Day of the Locust
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Sex & Nudity

A brief scene of sexuality in which a male buttocks is seen. Characters are also seen watching a porn film. Breasts and buttocks are exposed.

A Rape occurs offscreen.

A man walks in on a couple in bed, the man jumps out of bed naked withil the woman covers herself with the sheet. A fight ensues with the one man still naked.

Violence & Gore

Rape occurs offscreen.

A cockfight is shown for an extended period of time with several chickens being killed.

A child is brutally stomped upon by a man. Blood is seen pouring out of his mouth. The man is then chased and killed by an angry crowd. During the mayhem several people are crushed and injured.


Some rough words.

Characters drink wine and smoke cigarettes often.

The film's final climax is one that is very disturbing and intense. SPOILERS: A child is stomped on by a man, leading to an angry crowd killing that man. People constantly fight and the picture perfect dream of Hollywood goes up in flames. The scene is one that will haunt children as well as adults for ages.

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