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Parents Guide for
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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Rated R for language and some sexual content

Some parents might be concerned of a scene in which Dolly Pelliker (Cher) spends the night with a person, who results to be a woman the following day.

Drew (Russell) and Karen (Streep) sleep together on several occasions, although no nudity is shown.

Karen (Streep) briefly exposes her breast to a coworker who is annoying her.

A crying woman is shown from the side being scrubbed down by company officials in a shower after she tested positive for nuclear contamination. Part of her breast is visible.

There are a couple of car accidents.

strong language, including uses of 'damn', 'shit', 'fuck' and 'bastard'.

Some of the characters smoke and drink.

The scenes in which certain characters are showered/scrubbed after they are found to be contaminated could be a bit intense for young children.


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