One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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Some mild sexual discussion

Bare breasts are shown briefly for a couple of seconds


Men go fishing in one scene and are shown pushing hooks through dead fish. A man removes a fish eyeball and holds it on his finger. Could be disturbing to animal rights activists.

Mac he is trying to escape. The attendant is then escape

A patient kills himself with a glass shard because he is afraid the nurse will tell his mother he had sex with a hooker. All you see is a blood covered room, the patient's slit throat and bloody body and the nurse's hysterical reaction.violentlyand her neck Ratched. Mac and knocked out.

out (later lobotomized into a vegetative condition). Bromden finds Mac was made unable to escape ("worked on") and smothers him with a pillow in a form of mercy killing, then makes his own violent escape ripping a bathroom water- spraying machine as a battering ram to hurl through a window.



About 30 uses of "f**k", including 4 uses of "motherf**ker".

One use of the word "c**t".

Many uses of other words, such as "shit", "bitch" and "bastard".


Mac smokes while he is being evaluated.

Several characters are seen smoking sporadically.

Many of the characters are seen drinking, esp. at the party Mac arranges the night before his unsuccessful escape attempt. Bromden tells Mac how his father became an alcoholic and is now blind from years of it ("worked on").


After McMurphey is lobotimzed, "Chief" Bromden euthanizes him (suffocation)

Billy's death is incredibly sad and depressing.

As a whole, the movie is very depressing and cynical.

The last scene of the movie is very disturbing and emotional. Upsetting.


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