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Above the Rim
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Parents Guide for
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Some references.

a man is shot and flies out of a window to his death

a man is shot during a basketball game. (the shooter is soon after shot by police)

a man is shot in the chest, blood is shown

a few beatings

many uses of fuck (100+), shit, and other profanities. nigga is used liberally many times.

people smoke marijuana and cigarettes

a main character is killed, very emotional.

overall an intense movie.

Rated R for pervasive strong language, and for violence
Australia:MA / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Germany:12 / Iceland:14 (original rating) / Iceland:16 (video rating) / UK:15 / USA:R (Certificate #32601)

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