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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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Sex & Nudity

Two women are implied (possibly) to have been raped.

An adult magazine is seen for a couple of seconds.

Violence & Gore

Multiple shootings, some of it bloody. Blood partly covers a man in one scene. All in all, it's pretty bloody for a PG-13.


One use of 'shit' and 'son of a bitch'. One use of 'ass', although it's portrayed negatively.

Occasional smoking and drinking, some of it by teens.

Some intense shootings. Patrick Swayze shoots an antagonist 4-5 times. A man is briefly seen on fire. A teen boy is bloodily shot, he dies. Some parts are very (melo)dramatic.

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, action, and warfare throughout, and language.

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Argentina:Atp / Australia:M / Brazil:14 / Canada:PA (Manitoba) / Canada:A (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Finland:(Banned) (original rating) / Finland:K-16 (re-rating) / France:U / Iceland:16 / Netherlands:12 / Netherlands:16 (DVD rating) / Norway:16 (original rating) / Norway:15 (re-rating) / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:PG / Sweden:15 / UK:15 / USA:PG-13 / West Germany:18

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