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None whatsoever

One kiss


Bloody wounds and stumps are seen throughout the film.

The bear could be seen as very disturbing with open flesh covering his body.

The bear cub scenes are very disturbing and sad. The bear cubs are skinless, just like the bear.

The bear bites off someones head, throws two people into the air with his claws, and gores 3 - 4 other people.

A main character and other characters die.

The bear is shot with a gun, shot with two arrows, and then is very gorily stabbed in the neck and head area repeatedly until finally falling into the water and dying. this scene is intense

A family of campers are killed (little to no blood) though it is implied that one survived.

A woman is bitten in the neck by a Bear cub. It is not a bad bite and she is fine.

A search and rescue team (including a few dogs) are attacked and killed. One dog survives.

there is only one human on human fight scene in this movie- An intense chainsaw on axe fight scene but nobody is hurt.

It is implied that a mans legs are bitten off.

A raccoon attacks a man.


Little to no swearing

The G*d D**n swear word is used once.


wine consumed maybe once


The bear cubs are very disturbing

The last 7 - 5 scenes are very intense

Some of the attacks are surprising

The bear may scare many viewers.

The film has undertones about pollution, business, and racial/cultural tensions.

Total Content Advisory: 30/50 though other content is mild this movie is explicitly graphic for PG, so 13+

Australia:M / Canada:18A / Finland:K-18 (cut) / Finland:K-18 (uncut) (2007) / Finland:K-16 (cut) (1988) / France:12 / Iceland:16 / Netherlands:16 (1979) / Norway:18 / Norway:15 (2007) (re-rating) / Sweden:15 / UK:15 (cut) / UK:X (original rating) / USA:PG (certificate #25365) / West Germany:16

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