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The Prince of Tides
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One scene depicts Tom's mother and twin sister being raped. Nothing explicit is seen, but the rapist is seen climbing on top of Tom's mother, then the camera cuts. His sister is shown being raped behind a couch, but only her legs can be seen. A young boy is then raped, which is shown in more detail; the man is shown cutting off the boy's jeans and thrusting on top of him.

A rape is talked about and also a man threatens another man because he thinks he has hit his son. A man is shot in the chest and another is shot in the head. A third man is stabbed in the back with a large knife.

7 uses of the F-Word and likewise for other swear words said

Smoking and drinking but nothing extreme or abusive.

Blood is shown as the three men who raped Tom's twin sister and mother are murdered.

Rated R for a scene of sex-related violence and for strong language

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