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Sex & Nudity
- Near the end of the film, a man and a woman begin to kiss. Sex is implied, but the screen goes dark before much of anything is shown.
- Ellen Barkin's character wears a few revealing costumes (short skirts, low necklines), but there is no visible sex or nudity in this film.
Violence & Gore
- There are numerous gunfights and fatalities, but no blood or gore is shown. One character is briefly (but fatally) choked, and one alien dies after hitting his head on a rock.
- Misuse of "God." Light cursing includes the 's' word, 'h' word, and 'd' word. One character makes an obscene gesture at another.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- Ellen Barkin's character drinks alcohol and points a gun to her head in the nightclub scene. One alien smokes a pipe. There are no references to drug use.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
- Buckaroo Banzai is tortured by means of electric shocks, but he escapes unscathed. Ellen Barkin's character is also bound and tortured.