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Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey
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Gorillas in the Mist (1988) More at IMDbPro »Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey (original title)

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A few intimate scenes, no sex. Sigourney Weaver and her lover are seen in a bathtub together, no nudity is shown.

Dian Fossey (Sigourney Weaver) is studying why the gorillas are dissapearing. She finds out they have been hunted by pochers and skinned for their fur. She visits a place where this was being done and there are many gorillas skinned completely hanging upside down.

They're a few protests stage by enviromentalists police have to use their little clubs to control the crowd. No blood is seen just a few hits.

Damn and Shit are said mainly, also Asshole and Bitch. One use of the F-word A few uses of Hell.

Small amounts of alcohol are drunken on occasion. A few characters smoke but nothing extreme.

Drugs are not even mentioned

The fact of the gorillas being killed could upset children.

Argentina:13 (original rating) / Argentina:Atp (re-rating) / Australia:M / Finland:K-12 / France:Tous publics / Iceland:L / Iceland:LH (video rating) / Malaysia:U / Netherlands:12 (DVD rating) (2008) / Netherlands:AL (video rating) (1990) / Peru:14 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 / Sweden:11 / UK:15 (original rating) / UK:12 (video re-rating) (1999) / USA:PG-13 / West Germany:12

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