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Parents Guide for
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A woman wears a thin top throughout the film which is slightly see-through in some scenes.

Some petting over clothes, but no nudity. Some sexual harassment and attempted assault, see Violence & Gore.

Frequent violence involving the police, who are among the film's villains.

One gunshot death, no gore shown.

A woman is threatened with gang rape and is told she would probably "like it". The conversation is interrupted, she is not attacked. Her dress is suggestively ripped down the front to make a Molotov cocktail.

One character killed by being thrown onto train tracks just before the train passes, no gore shown.

An attempted rape is foiled by the victim. She tries to consent to a man's advances, however he becomes violent with her. She is visibly groped about the chest by her attacker before she is able to stop him.

Multiple implied character deaths by off-camera crowd beating.

One graphic scene involving a thrown knife that strikes a character in the arm.

Around 14 "f" words

"Slut" shaming of a female character.

One character uses "faggot" repeatedly as an insult.

Cigarette smoking and infrequent alcohol use by teenage characters.

Throughout the film, the protagonists are hunted and pursued by people who want to kill them.

Rated R for violence and language
Argentina:X (original rating) / Argentina:16 (re-rating) (2004) / Argentina:18 (re-rating) (1985) / Australia:R18+ / Canada:18A / Canada:R (Ontario) / Canada:18+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-18 (DVD rating) (2001) (uncut) / Finland:K-18 (video rating) (1985) (cut) / Finland:(Banned) (1979) / France:X / France:18 (cut) / France:16 (re-rating) / Germany:12 (re-rating) (2013) / Iceland:16 / Italy:VM18 / Netherlands:16 / Netherlands:16 (1979) / Norway:18 / Singapore:M18 / Sweden:(Banned) (1979) (original rating) / Sweden:15 (1979) (re-rating) / UK:X (original rating) / UK:15 (re-rating) (2005) / UK:18 (video rating) (1987) (2001) / USA:R (MPAA rating: certificate #25367) / West Germany:18 (original rating)

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