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Sex & Nudity

Some sexual jokes.

Scenes of kissing often occur throughout the film.

A woman appears to be a hooker.

A man tries to force a woman into oral sex, although nothing explicit is shown.

A man and a woman have sex inside a car. Her breast is later shown. A man makes the moaning to be heard all over the drive-in.

A man and a fully nude woman have sex on top of a car.

A man comments on a girl who appears on television. The man's wife calls him dirty, because the girl on the TV is at the age of 12.

Violence & Gore

Scenes from "Hard Rock Zombies" are often shown. Severed head, zombies eating people, etc.

Some people drive recklessly, and almost hit a few kids.

A few people argue constantly in some scenes.

Several thugs kidnap a girl and attempt to rape her several times.

A man is beaten up.

Several people fight each other.

A gun is being pointed against several people.

Several people crash some cars.


Words like "asshole", "son of a bitch" and the f-word are uttered by characters throughout.

Several people smoke.

A few people drink.

There are references to drugs like grass and marihuana.

The machinist for the drive-in drinks, and appears to be a little bit drunk.

Despite this film being a comedy movie, the scenes of thugs trying to rape a girl might be unnverving to some viewer.

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