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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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A man makes hinting advances towards another man and later tries to force himself on him, but is talked down.

A man says that he has just narrowly avoided "having a buggering".

A couple of scenes involving one man using threatening behaviour towards another man. No real violence is seen.

A character is nearly chased by a bull.

Two characters deliberate on how best to kill a chicken.

32 uses of 'fuck,' 16 of 'bastard,' 3 of 'shit,' 2 of 'cunt,' 'wanker,' and 'bollocks,' and 1 of 'bitch.'

Four men smoke cannabis in one scene. A few instances of drinking and cigarette smoking, with a couple scenes of inebriation.

A couple of scenes that some people may find disturbing or intense, such as the one mentioned in the Sex & Nudity section and another when two characters are upstairs and think someone is attempting to break into the house.

Australia:M (TV rating) / Australia:M (original rating) / Australia:MA15+ (re-rating) (2009) / Canada:R (Ontario) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Finland:K-16 (1988) / Germany:12 / Ireland:15A / Italy:T / New Zealand:R13 / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:PG / Spain:13 / Sweden:15 / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #28355)

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