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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

MPAA Rating: R for graphic bloody violence, strong sex scene, bizzare images and language.

A woman takes off her clothes for a man, her breasts visible.

In a bizarre scene, a man and woman have sex (graphic) but suddenly blood comes pouring down and the two turn bloody. The woman's breasts and the man's butt are visible.

A bizarre ritual has a possessed woman having sex with a man.

A dead woman's breasts are visible.

Violence & Gore

During the main credits we see a man who had his throat slit (bloody

We see a room soaked in blood after a person comitted suicide in there

In a grotesque and frightening scene Angel comes close to a man but every step he takes gets him bloodier, until his entire shirt is soaked in blood

It is described that a man was found dead, he choked on his penis

During a voodoo ritual a woman cuts the throat of a chicken and smearing herself in the blood

A woman is found with her heart cut out (we briefly see the heart plus lots of blood on her chest)

In a bizarre scene we see Angel and another woman have sex (graphic) but suddenly blood comes pouring down and the two turn bloodier and bloodier


There's some usage of the f-word and other R-rated profanities

There are racist slurs/racist talk used a few times in the film.

Angel smokes many times

Many frightening and bizarre scenes

The ending is very shocking, because of plot twist.

Robert De Niro performance as Satan is rather creepy then frightening.

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Argentina:18 / Australia:R / Brazil:18 / Canada:18A / Chile:18 / Finland:K-16 (1992) / Finland:K-18 (1987) / France:-12 / Germany:16 (re-rating) (2001) / Iceland:16 / Italy:VM14 / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:18 / Portugal:M/18 / Singapore:R21 / South Korea:18 / Sweden:15 / UK:18 / USA:X / USA:R (Certificate #28544) (Cut) / USA:X (original rating) / West Germany:18 (original rating)

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