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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

6/10

One brief nudity scene of a woman's breast. About 4 or 5 seconds long.

A scene in a dance club with some suggestive dancing.

Another scene with a vampire transforming back from a wolf to a human form and then lying nude on the floor (non-explicit).

A woman is bit on the neck by a vampire and seems to derive sexual gratification from it.

Violence & Gore

9/10

It is heavily implied that the vampire kills several women.

The vampire beats up Charley.

The vampire rips open a man's neck (blood sprays).

The vampire breaks a man's neck.

A vampire is staked in the heart and begins transforming slowly from a wolf form to a human form (intense and gory).

The vampire's bodyguard is shot in the forehead. (Quite graphic)

The vampire's bodyguard melts. (The goriest and most violent scene of the movie)

The vampire takes the shape of a bat and attacks Peter & Charley

The vampire is impaled with a stake and thereafter is set on fire and he dies

Profanity

5/10

Some strong, but infrequent language.

2 uses of f**k

4/10

Casual alcohol consumption is shown.

8/10

More intense and gory than scary. The scene where the vampire's bodyguard melts can be both intense and frightening at the same time while it also is still one of the goriest scenes in the movie.

14+

Suggested MPAA Rating: R for horror violence and gore, brief sexuality/nudity and some language

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