A Prayer for the Dying
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A man grabs a woman's breasts over her dress. He attempts to kiss her but is stopped by another man. It is mentioned later that she is a prostitute.

A man and woman kiss/ it is implied that they have sex.

A man is forced to strip nude. His butt is visible. He does this to two other men; whose butts are also visible.

A school bus full of girls is blown up, though it was intended for the army.

A man is assassinated. Some blood splatter.

A man is stabbed in the hand with a knife. Some blood. His other hand is stabbed with a screwdriver, but it is not shown.

A man is stabbed in the stomach with scissors. Some blood. The man dies from the wounds.

A man is shot in the head. Some blood.

Some fighting.

An explosion kills two men.

Brief Blasphemy.

Lots of "f" and "s" words.

Some cigarette smoking.

Brief drinking.

Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Finland:K-16 / Iceland:16 / Ireland:15 / Netherlands:16 (original rating) (1988) / Norway:16 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:18 (video rating) (1991) / South Korea:15 (theatrical rating) (1990) / Sweden:15 / UK:15 / USA:R / West Germany:16

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