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Several oblique references are made to homosexual relationships among some of the male characters.

A man says that his sister tried to teach him "a thing or two about bed artistry."

A man makes a veiled reference to a woman being a prostitute.

A woman is seen in bed after having sex with a man. She is covered by a sheet. He is in his undershirt.

An antique photograph of a nude woman is briefly seen for only half of a second. This is the most sexually explicit element out of the entire film.

A man is killed off screen and his body is revealed shortly thereafter.

A man fends of quite a few thugs in a decently bloody shootout.

A man is dragged,kicking and screaming, to his execution in the forest though he is spared.

A man shoots and kills some bodyguards (with resultant blood)

The cops bomb bar and a huge, costly shootout follows.

Some beatings with slight blood on the face, but nothing excessively strong.

A corpse is seen with the face decayed and soaked in blood.

A man is beat with a fire poker and shot in the head (his face is seen mostly covered in blood for a few seconds).

We see the body of a man with a wooden piece shoved into his face.

A man shoots another man in the head killing him.

"Son of a bitch" and "Jesus Christ" are said several times. 1 instance of "whore".

The main character smokes and drinks a lot.

Plenty of social drinking.

The main character is drunk several times.

There are a couple of murders or attempted ones that could be considered intense.

Suggested MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, some language, and brief nudity

Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Brazil:16 / Canada:14A (Manitoba) / Canada:R (Nova Scotia/Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Canada:14A (Alberta) (2014) / Finland:K-16 / France:12 / Germany:16 (re-rating) (2010) / Germany:18 (1990-2010) / Iceland:16 / Ireland:18 / Italy:T / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R18 / Norway:11 (DVD rating) / Norway:15 (TV rating) / Norway:18 (video-rating) (1991) / Norway:Banned (Original rating) (1990) / Norway:18 (re-rating on appeal) (1990) / Portugal:M/16 (Qualidade) / Singapore:NC-16 / South Korea:18 / Spain:18 / Sweden:15 (cut) / UK:18 (original rating) / UK:15 (re-rating) (2003) / USA:R (Approved No. 30173) / USA:TV-MA (cable rating)

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