In the Name of the Father
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Sex & Nudity

References to sexual acts are said throughout

Gerry breaks into a woman's house where he finds a dildo

Gerry is fully nude in a scene where he is being cleaned, his bare buttocks are shown, but he holds his hands over his genitals.

Gerry and his friend stays where with a friend where he is the leader of an order they believe in free love

Violence & Gore

Gerry Conlon is tortured in order to get information about the IRA.

Buildings are bombed.

A prison guard is squirted with lighter fluid and then is set on fire. He stumbles around seeking help while prisoners watch him burn.

Street riots are very violent in their nature.

Prisoners think two men are part of the IRA and start beating them up, but prison guards stop the fight.

The overall tone of the movie is violent.

Profanity

About 151 uses of the f-word. Profanities like the s-word are used frequently. Some uses of 'prick' and 'bastard'.

The two main characters are constantly in a pub drinking beer or irish whiskey and they get really drunk in some scenes.

In the order, they imply they carry illegal drugs

The prison and street violence are very intense.

There are a few brief moments of the main character being tortured by the police which could be frightening for younger viewers.

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Rated R for language and politically-geneRated violence

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