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A man and a woman are shown having sex in bed

Bond and a woman have sex beneath a heavy fur sheet beside a fireplace. He rises and we see his bare chest.

The opening sequence includes colored in naked women dancing.

Several photographs of topless women posted inside a submarine are visible (usually blurred out in the TV broadcasts).

Bond and a woman fall into bed while kissing mildly and removing the woman's dress (no nudity)

Bond and a woman have sex in bed in an escape pod

A woman is seen nude in a shower (slightly blurred)


Large-scale gun battle inside a ship, high body count with some visible gunshot wounds.

Woman is eaten by a shark off-screen. We see her struggling with a shark.

Character bites a man's throat, angle taken from behind so we can't see in detail. He bites another man's throat, angle also from behind, and we see the other man's lifeless body slump to the ground. However, we never even hear the sound of him biting. On one occasion, we see some blood later.

Character is thrown off a roof. We see the non-bloody aftermath from a distance. This is one of the few occasions in the Bond series when 007 actually kills someone in cold blood and as such might be disturbing to some viewers used to Bond's usual method of operation.

Woman is shot in the back, no blood.

Character on motorcycle drives off a cliff and we see the body hitting water & rocks below.

Character bites a shark that is attacking, some blood in water.

Some characters are shot with no blood.

Character is shot in the chest with an explosive ski pole, no blood.

A lamp is shoved into the mouth of a man with electric teeth. Electricity crackles in his mouth, but he does not die.

Fistfights and explosions.

A female character is killed by Bond when he shoots a missile at her helicopter. No blood, but potentially upsetting as the victim is depicted as the "Bond girl" type.


3 uses of "hell," 1 use each of "Oh my god," "Good God," and "My God."


Bond drinks a vodka martini. The female lead smokes occasionally, and Q tests a hookah pipe gadget.


Woman is fed to a shark, characters are killed in exploding helicopters. Children may find the character with metal teeth to be frightening.

There is one jump scare, when Jaws surprises Anya on the train to Sardinia. The camera zooms in on his smiling face and the train's horn sounds loudly.

Bond must disarm a nuclear weapon, but must keep a component from making contact with a magnetic ring around it lest it causes an explosion.

Intense, large-scale gun battle with high body count.

TOTAL: 22/50

Argentina:13 (original rating) / Argentina:Atp (re-rating) / Australia:M / Brazil:12 / Canada:PA (Manitoba) / Canada:A (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Denmark:15 / Finland:K-16 / Finland:K-15/13 (2001 reform re-rating) / Finland:K-16/13 (2012 reform re-rating) / France:Tous publics / Iceland:12 / Ireland:PG (re-rating) / Ireland:G (1977) / Japan:G (2015) / Netherlands:12 / Netherlands:AL (DVD rating) (2000) / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:15 (re-rating) / Norway:16 (1977) / Peru:Apt / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 / Spain:T / Sweden:15 (uncut) (1992) / Sweden:15 (cut) (1977) / UK:A (original rating) / UK:PG (re-rating) (1987) / USA:PG / West Germany:12

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