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(1984)

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Sex & Nudity

  • Suggested Reason:Rated PG for mild language and brief nudity.
  • 2/10
    • You see a man's butt, but this is quick and brief.
    • A girl takes a bath in the river or ocean, but this is brief and you only see her back from the shoulders up.

Violence & Gore

  • 5/10
    • The deputy comes in a bar and slaps a woman. Carey punches the deputy and throws his gun in a fish tank.
    • A man beats his son, but we only see the aftermath which is the boy lying on a hospital bed with a red complexion and a bloody nose.
    • Carey finds Billy on a prison compound with a bloody nose.
  • -Buelton spanks Sarah on her naked buttocks with a belt. Nudity is implied but now shown.
    • Carey demolishes buildings and vehicles with the tank.
    • Carey hits himself in the side with a wrench by accident.
  • -Sheriff Buelton is depicted as racist, and he and his men treat African Americans cruelly. A prison warden beats a black worker for malingering though he was only on break from a work detail, just so Buelton can prove a point about his power within the judicial system. Buelton calls a black man Sambo.
  • None of the above is graphic.

Profanity

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • 2/10
  • The Sheriff plants reefer in Billy's locker and pins a false drug charge on Billy.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • 3/10
    • Buelton may be frightening to small children.
    • Some may find the scene with the beaten child intense.
  • -Some may find a white prison farm warden beating a Black worker disturbing.
  • 16/50 10+

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