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Underneath sheets after intercourse; you see a brief shot of the man's buttocks.

The shadow of a man's penis.

Sexual references

Young Aaron is seen being beaten up by classmates after his high school graduation, he takes a couple punches to the face and we see a little blood running from his mouth.

Gunfire and some brief explosions are seen/heard as Aaron and Jane report on location from a trench in Nicaragua with a group of guerrillas.

Eight "f" words. Two "s" words, one use of "pr*ck", two "a**h_le"

Some drinking one character gets drunk, but this is comedic.

One character smokes but only occasionally.

There is some intense discussion about date rape.


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