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Some very brief sexual instances.

When Jake is released from prison, he gets his stuff back; with one soiled and one unused condom

When the cops are driving through the mall, they drive through a portrait stand and it is possible to see a picture of what appears to be a nude woman for about 1/2 second. It is very hard to notice.

There is a nude picture of a girl hanging on the wall in Elwood's room towards the beginning of the movie. She is wearing jeans and is topless, her breasts can be seen for a brief moment.

Comic violence throughout, it is never grisly or graphic.

The brothers are thrown into various comical situations. Although weapons are pointed and fired, it is always played for laughs and the brothers always come up unharmed.

9 uses of "f--k". 25 uses of "s--t". Many hells and damns.

Some drinking is present throughout the film. Cigarette smoking is frequent

The brothers are chased throughout most of the film, but it's all played for comedy. A woman tries to kill them through various methods involving powerful handmade weapons.

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