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Animal House
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Parents Guide for
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A man and a woman go into a bedroom and the woman strips down attempting sex. She is seen on the bed naked, her bare breasts are shown.

A man climbs a latter and looks into a bedroom with a bunch of women. They are shown naked, one woman strips down right in front of him and tries to masturbate.

A man hands another man a phallic toy that is a huge fake penis and suggests he use it with his girlfriend

Women at a party wear dresses that reveal bare shoulders and the outline of their nipples


A man holds a beer bottle and it is shot by a gun.


4 uses of f*ck

1 use of f*ggot

Many uses of shit

One obscenity:

Jerk off


Lots of drinking.

Many scenes show men smoking.

Rated R for nudity throughout, sexual content, language, some drug use and drinking.

Mature 16 year olds or 17+

Argentina:X (original rating) / Argentina:13 (re-rating) / Australia:M / Canada:PA (Manitoba) (original rating) / Canada:R (Nova Scotia) (original rating) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:18+ (Quebec) (original rating) / Canada:14A (Manitoba) (re-rating) (2003) / Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) (re-rating) (2003) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) (re-rating) (2003) / Finland:K-16 (1993) (uncut) / Finland:K-16 (1979) (cut) / Iceland:L / Ireland:18 / Italy:VM14 / Netherlands:AL / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:16 / Singapore:NC-16 / South Korea:18 / Sweden:15 / UK:15 / UK:AA (original rating) / USA:R (Certificate #25253) / West Germany:18 (original rating) / West Germany:12 (re-rating)

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