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Parents Guide for
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) More at IMDbPro »Mad Max 2 (original title)

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Sex & Nudity

6/10

A woman's clothes are seen from a distance being she is seen topless for a second. A man lies on top of her for another second, briefly showing rape. Her breasts are shown for a few seconds afterward as she lies.

A tent is blown away, revealing a man and woman who were having sex. Her vulva and pubic hair are shown between her legs since she's bent forward, then breasts when she sits up.

In some parts of the film there is a helicopter like vehicle that has a picture of a fully naked woman (breasts are shown) on the wings of the vehicle.

Violence & Gore

7/10

An antagonist has an arrow in his upper arm, there is a brief close-up of it as he pulls it out.

There is a shot of a man's bloodied hand among the wreckage of a crashed vehicle.

As Max opens a door on a truck, a corpse falls out; there is a brief close-up shot of the corpse's face with rotten flesh.

A man is shot in the chest with an arrow while a woman is briefly raped; she is then shot dead with an arrow offscreen.

Max hits a goon on the head with a pair of bolt cutters. A goon's throat is bloodlessly slit (brief).

A man is punched in the stomach and a rabbit is shot with an arrow; the man is then headbutted. His rather bloodied face briefly seen.

A goon is killed by a sharp boomerang to the head, there are a couple shots of him lying with a deep bloody wound on his forehead.

A man tries to catch the boomerang and his fingers are sliced off briefly; no blood seen. There is a shot of the blood stained boomerang.

A man is briefly crushed by a car while he works underneath it.

A man driving a truck is shot in the back by an arrow briefly.

A man is shot in the back with an arrow, a man is headbutted and thrown off a walkway, someone is shot in the upper leg with an arrow, and a man is punched and later seen with a slightly bloody lip.

A man tied to a post is briefly set alight. Seen in dark lighting and from a distance.

A dog is killed with an arrow off screen, we hear a whimper (will upset some animal lovers). Two goons are killed from an explosion. Max is seen with a partly bloody face.

An antagonist with a fairly bloody face is killed when a car runs into him (seen from a distance).

A man is killed as he falls from his platform onto the road. A goon is shot in the side by an arrow. A goon is shot dead in the chest with an arrow. A woman is shot in the chest with a few small arrows. Blood drips down her mouth.

A goon is shot dead in the head through the windshield. Some blood splatters very briefly.

Max shoots two goons dead while driving a truck, one with very brief blood spray on a window.

A man is killed quickly with a three pronged spear thrown to his back.

A man has some sort of spiked glove with which he grabs Max's shoulder. His rather bloodied shoulder is seen a few times.

Profanity

A couple uses of "crap." One very brief use of "bastard," and one half-audible instance of "shit."

None.

Not as violent as various ratings would suggest, but there are still some intense scenes.

Suggested MPAA Rating: R for violent images and brief nudity.

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Certification:
Argentina:18 / Australia:M / Australia:MA (DVD rating) / Brazil:16 / Canada:R / Canada:18A (Alberta) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-16 (1989) / Finland:(Banned) (1982) (original rating) / Finland:K-18 (1982) (re-rating) / France:U (with warning) / Germany:16 (re-rating) (2013) / Iceland:16 / Ireland:16 (theatrical re-release) (2015) / Italy:VM18 / Japan:R15+ (2015) / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R16 (original rating) / New Zealand:M (re-rating) / Norway:18 / Singapore:M18 / South Korea:15 (cable rating) / South Korea:18 (DVD rating) (2001) / South Korea:18 (VHS release) (1989) / South Korea:(Banned) (theatrical rating) (1982) / Sweden:15 / UK:18 (tv rating) / UK:15 (re-rating) (2015) / UK:18 (video rating) (1986) (2006) / UK:X (theatrical rating) (1982) / USA:R / West Germany:18 (original rating)

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