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There is a sex scene that shows partial frontal nudity of a women.

We see some soldiers' buttocks

We see two soldiers' penises.

We see a woman's breasts for about one minute.

There are many sexual references throughout the movie.


Occasional Graphic Violence

There are dead bodies on the floor after a village is massacred, graphic amounts of blood is seen but the scene is done in a blurry POV style of camera work that reduces the impact.

A man is shot in the neck, lots of blood, although not horrifically graphic.

A man is shot in the foot. A bloody wound appears.

A man is shot in the neck and back, and then paralysed.

In a hospital we see lots of soldiers with bloody wounds, although once again the POV camera work is used.


289 uses of fuck and motherfucker, 2 uses of cunt, as well as many uses of milder language such as shit, bitch, hell, damn, and bastard.


Lots of drinking, and some drug use.


The various battles are a little intense as well as frightening.

Most of the film is about the psychological and physical aftermath of a wounded man's experience in the Vietnam conflict. Hence, the entire movie is very intense.

Total: 36/50

Rated R for Graphic War Violence, Pervasive Strong Language, Sexuality including Graphic Nudity, Drug Use and Some Disturbing Images

Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Brazil:12 / Canada:R / Canada:18+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-14 / France:Tous publics / Hungary:16 / Iceland:16 / Ireland:18 / Italy:VM14 / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R13 (DVD rating) / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Portugal:M/16 (Qualidade) / Singapore:PG (heavily cut) / Singapore:M18 (re-rating) (cut) / South Korea:18 (VHS/DVD rating) / South Korea:15 (theatrical rating) / Spain:13 / Sweden:15 / UK:18 / USA:R (certificate #29975) / West Germany:16

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