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Parents Guide for
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2/10 There are discussions between women concerning masturbation and vaginas. PG

A woman gets angry and gets revenge on two woman by ramming their (empty) car numerous times; this is played for comedy. G

A woman makes remarks that she would like to "machine-gun the genitals" of sexual predators; this is played for comedy. PG

A man is killed by a blow to the head. No blood is shown. PG

A rude kid deliberately bumps into a woman, then uses offensive language that makes her cry. PG

A woman tells her husband, "If I was going to kill you, I'd use my hands." PG

A man beats up a pregnant woman and throws her downstairs. PG

Two people are hit by trains at different points of the movie, one of whom dies. PG-13

The KKK beat up a black man while they are holding torches. PG-13

It is strongly implied (though never shown onscreen) that a man is barbecued and his body fed to other people. PG-13

We see Ruth suffer and die from cancer. PG

It's (implied) a woman's husband abused her. We see her with a black eye. PG

Infrequent strong language is used.

Persons of color are referred to as "niggers" and "coloreds".

GD is used about 3 times

"Shit" and "Bastard" are both used about 4+ times

A man is an alcoholic and shakes when he has nothing to drink. A woman offers him a bottle of alcohol to calm him.

There are numerous scenes of drinking. In one such scene, two adults are obviously very intoxicated.

Characters are shown smoking.

There are 2 scenes in which a train accident changes the lives of people.

Argentina:13 / Australia:M (cable rating) / Australia:PG (original rating) / Brazil:12 / Finland:K-12 / Germany:6 (f) / Iceland:L / Mexico:B / Netherlands:AL (original rating) / Netherlands:6 (re-rating) / Norway:10 / Peru:14 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:12 / Spain:13 / Sweden:11 / UK:12 / UK:PG (video re-rating) / USA:PG-13 (certificate #31540)

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