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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

Suggested MPAA Rating: PG for Stylized Gangster Action Violence, Sensuality, Language, and Brief Suggestive Material

A woman wears revealing clothing and acts seductive through most of the movie. In one particular scene she wears only panties and a mesh gown which slightly cover her breasts which are visible, this scene is fairly short though. Some brief kisses.

in the background of the interrogation room there is a water cooler in shape of a polar bear, and the nozzle of the cooler is located on the "private area" of a male polar bear, clearly for a comical result

Violence & Gore

several shooting scenes; all completely bloodless.

One gangster is killed by a variant of the cement overshoe gangster murder method cliche called "The Bath," where he is immersed in cement and dropped into the river to drown. Later, Tracy's police comrade "Bug" Bradley is threatened with the same method to lure Tracy to be killed.

One dissenting gangster from Big Boy's united mob proposition is murdered with a car bomb to intimidate the others into cooperating.

Some fist fighting(very stylized).

A man falls to his death.

A gangster lightly slaps a girl.

A basement is blown up but with no fatalities.


One exclamation of "Jesus"

Several characters are seen smoking and/or drinking, periodically.

Many of the criminals have very grotesque appearances which could frighten kids.

Big Boy attempts to have Tracy killed by having his goons tie to a chair in an boiler room, and then damage the furnace to have it overload and explode. The Kid manages to break in and is barely able to free the detective for them to both flee the building before the explosion.

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