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R - for intense, graphic horror violence/gore, language and alcohol/smoking used. 1/10.

A woman is shown crying telling a man she is pregnant. He doesn't care. She later is shown attempting suicide.

A young girl kisses a ten year old boy.

A young boy talks about "tits".

A man says "like a virgin on prom night".

9/10. Strong violence and gore, may traumatize younger children.

A man is decapitated when struck by a blow from the werewolf.

A man impales himself on a large piece of wood during an attack in a greenhouse. Considerable blood.

A graphic scene involving the werewolf breaking into a bedroom of a pregnant woman who was attempting suicide, via pills, but instead is attacked repeatedly and ultimately killed. Scene concludes with the woman's mother discovering her bloody body on a bed. Moderate blood usage as the scene is intense.

A little boy is killed by the werewolf. We can only see his sheet-covered body from afar, but leading up to that the town's sheriff walks while carrying a blood-covered kite after discovering the body.

A man stands in a fox trap. Another man frees him but he accidentally leaves the trap and the man gets caught again. A little blood is shown around his leg.

The werewolf gets shot in the eye with a bottle rocket (firework), we briefly see blood around his eye as he removes the projectile.

The werewolf attacks a search party group; three men are taken down with one having considerable facial damage with moderate blood and the other being chased and beaten semi off-screen with a baseball bat by the werewolf as the man attempted to take the werewolf down with it first.

Scene involving a man being struck and beaten in a garage when confronting another man regarding alleged complaints.

A man has a fight with the werewolf and gets thrown a couple of times. Later we see a lot of bloody scars on his face.

5/10. Mild language.

Frequent use of "Shit" and "Bullshit"

Two f words.

Religious obscenities throughout.

6/10. Gary Busey's character is an alcoholic. There are couple of scenes in a bar where a lot of people can be seen smoking and drinking.

7/10 A lot of scary and intense scenes. A prolonged scene where a man is investigating his garden while being stalked by a werewolf is especially scary and intense.

Adult content=28/50.

Australia:R18+ / Finland:K-18 / France:12 / Germany:16 (re-rating) / Iceland:16 / Netherlands:16 / Norway:(Banned) (1987-2003) (cinema release) / Norway:18 (video premiere) (1987) / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG (cut) / Sweden:15 / UK:18 / UK:15 (DVD rating) (2008) / USA:R / West Germany:18

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