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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

Violence & Gore

A dead animal smacks against a window, smearing it in blood.

A man is seen being beaten several times, including after attacking a boy.

People are shot and killed during a raid on Shanghai. At one point, two men are shot, we see pools of blood form underneath them.

A man is shot and blood is shown running down the sword he is holding.


- 2 occurences of blasphemy, paired with damn

- 1 Ass

- 1 Bastard

- 2 Damns

People are seen drinking at a party, including a verbal reference to "Scottish whiskey".

A kid is seen smoking a cigar.

A boy walks over to a trench only to discover the Japanese army inside. The situation resolves peacefully after a few tense moments.

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Argentina:13 / Australia:PG / Brazil:Livre / Canada:PG / Canada:G (Quebec) / Chile:14 / Finland:K-12 / France:U / Hong Kong:IIA / Iceland:12 / Japan:U / Malaysia:U (original rating) / Malaysia:PG-13 (re-rating) / Mexico:A / Netherlands:AL / New Zealand:PG / Norway:11 (DVD rating) / Norway:15 (cinema release) / Peru:14 / Portugal:M/12 (Qualidade) / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 (DVD rating) (2001) / South Korea:All (1989) / Spain:T / Sweden:11 / Taiwan:GP / UK:PG / USA:PG / USA:TV-14 (TV rating) / West Germany:12

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