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Parents Guide for
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Imodest dressing & dancing, showing cleavage.

The main girl (cameron diaz) is shown wearing a very low cut dress showing very noticable cleavage. The camera pans across her whole body, stopping on her breasts when she bends over. Following this is a long scene where she is shown wearing this, where her breast cleavage is clearly visible.

Hookers are shown in the streets

The Mask dances with a girl quite sexually and parts of her body are clearly noticable

The Mask takes out of his pocket a used condom, and it is shown briefly.

The dog wearing the cartoon mask can be seen peeing on one of the men.


There is a lot of hollering and property destruction but it looks cartoon-ish.

One man dies off-screen.

In one scene, about a dozen men are shot, but there's no blood and they aren't main characters.

A man is used as a golf tee, and gets whacked in the mouth, a little bit of blood.

In a deleted scene on the DVD Peggy Brandt is thrown into a printing press, which her face appears on the front page of a newspaper highlighting her death.

The gangster "Nico" is shot and apparently dies on screen.


At least 2 slang terms using male genitals ("croissant" and "ladle") and 2 slang terms using female genitals ("pat" and "vichyssoise"), 8 hells, 3 damns, 2 craps, 2 freaking. 1 bastard, 2 asses, 3 Son Of a Bitches, 3 uses each of "Oh my God" and "God," and 1 use of "Oh, God." There is 1 barely audible use of the f-word at @ 6:57 when the thugs are playing air hockey. The word "merde" is used as well.

In "The Mask" soundtrack, the song "Hey Pachuco" performed by music artist "Royal Crown Revue" can be heard using the word "Damn" in the song.


In almost every scene somone is holding a ciggerette inculding Jim Carrey (when as the mask.)

Some drinking at a bar.

The ending could be a bit frightening and suspenseful .

The scenes where the main character and puts on and off the Mask are a bit intense for younger viewers.

Dorian with the mask can be very scary to the young and the easily disturbed

Rated PG-13 for some stylized violence
Argentina:Atp / Australia:PG / Brazil:Livre / Canada:PG (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Finland:K-12 / Finland:K-11/9 (2001 reform re-rating) / Finland:K-12/9 (2012 reform re-rating) / France:Tous publics / Germany:12 / Hong Kong:II / Iceland:12 / Ireland:12 / Japan:U / Netherlands:AL / Netherlands:6 (DVD rating) / New Zealand:M / Norway:15 / Peru:Apt / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 / Spain:13 / Sweden:11 / Thailand:PD-14 / UK:PG / USA:PG-13 (No. 32598) / USA:PG (cut) / USA:TV-PG (edited tv version)

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