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A woman and man have sex but only the moaning is heard through the walls.

A man and a woman have a medium level sex scene which only consists of thrusting.

A group of boys talk dirty to a fictional character on a television show (Lois Lane from the Superman Tv series) e.g.: "You make my dick hard! I have 6 hot inches waiting for you!"

Boys often talk dirty, discussing "pussy" and licking it, and six inches and etc...

It is presumed that a boy is homosexual as he kisses a heterosexual boy on the cheek while to two are playing songs on the piano.

A man and a boy have frequent fights and end up hurting each other all the time. The violence consists of hitting and strangling and in the end hitting with wooden poles and throwing glass jars and other objects at each other.

Two boys scuffle briefly.

A woman hits a man over the head with a baseball bat.

There is frequent coarse language throughout this film. Mainly towards the child.

A boy says "fuck you" constantly and ends up writing it on the wall. Boys often talk dirty - see Sex/Nudity category for more details.

A man drinks occasionaly, once while driving.

Teenagers smoke frequently like its a casual thing but it is set in the 1950's.

The fight scenes between the step-father and the son are very intense and disturbing especially if you had a childhood just the one being shown.

Dwight's bullying is quite strong and even scarier because of the actors portrayal

Rated R for strong language and sexuality

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