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Parents Guide for
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Rated R for language, sexuality/nudity, and some strong violence

Strong sexuality and nudity.

A woman enters a man's room. He fondles her clothed breasts and kisses them. The kiss for a bit and the scene fades (their clothes are still on).

A woman opens the door in her bra and panties with a sheer/see-through "robe" on. In the next scene she lies naked on a bed (breasts and butt are seen) and invites a man to have sex with her. The scene cuts but then comes back with the man on top of the woman. (no nudity)

A woman's shirt is unbuttoned showing her bra as she tucks something into it.

A woman in a bra (in the background) puts on a shirt.

A woman opens her door totally naked showing full frontal nudity. There is a slight back-light to the shot, but you can still see her pubic region. She closes the door and comes forward. The camera then shows her still naked upper body. She runs into a man's room showing here naked bottom as he does. He catches her and playfully throws her on the bed. her breasts are still shown as he starts to kiss her and undress. the scene ends here.

A dead woman lies on a morgue slab. Her breasts are shown.

A man has his throat cut open with shards of glass.

A character is shot in the face. Her body and mutilated head are shown.

A man and woman stage a shooting. Fake blood soaks through the woman's shirt.

A man beats and tortures a woman and burns her hand with a cigarette.

roughly 7 "f" words

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