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Chris listens to an audio tape of two people having sex.

Proclo squeezes Googie's breasts.

There are mild sex jokes throughout the film, most of a homosexual nature.


None of the violence is graphic or intense; most of it is meant to be comical.

Claude tries to sexually assault Proclo.

Claude vandalizes a door with an axe.

Googie grabs Claude by the testicles and throws him down a laundry chute. She then dives down herself to beat him up.

Googie tries to sexually assault Proclo.

Googie hits Proclo with his wig.

Googie attacks Carmine.

Brick accidentally punches Claude. He was aiming for Carmine.

Vivian hits one of Carmine's thugs.

Claude tries to sexually assault Vivian.

One of Carmine's thugs threatens a man at knife point.

Carmine threatens nearly everyone at gunpoint.

Proclo bites Carmine.

Proclo and Carmine exchange blows.


There is quite a bit of profanity and insults throughout the film.

Insults: "balding fat slob" (2) "bitch" (2) "butch dykes" (1) "crazy fairies" (2) "dumb dick" (1) "dumb fool" (1) "dummy" (1) "fag" (1) "faggot" (2) "fairies" (1) "fairy" (1) "flaming homo" (1) "fruitbait" (1) "fruitcakes" (1) "fruits" (1) "maniac" (1) "miserable piss elegant fairy" (1) "queer" (3) "son of a bitch" (3) "sonny boy" (1) "stupid" (1)

Profanity: "ass" (1) "fucking" (2) "god dammit" (1) "god damn" (4) "hell" (1) "Jesus" (3) "Jesus Christ" (2) "Jesus, Mary and Joseph" (1) "pissed off" (2) "screw" (1) "shit" (5)

There is some occasional brief smoking. Brick and the Chaps guy smoke.

Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Finland:K-16 / Sweden:11 / UK:X (theatrical rating) / UK:15 (video rating) / USA:R

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