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Parents Guide for
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Throughout the film, there are various shots of woman's bare breasts while she is taking a shower. She grabs them and pushes them upward and a man sucks on them and licks them but it is very brief.

Two people have brief sex in a motel room.

Two different people have brief sex in a motel room except this time you see the woman's breasts.

A man rapes a hostage girl and her butt is briefly seen.

In one scene, a girl gives a man a hand job while repeatedly kissing him.

Two people start to kiss then get on top of a car and the man gives the woman oral sex offscreen.

In one scene, a couple is kissing and she squeezes his nipples.

There is talk of incest (just innuendo) and a father grabs his daughter's butt.

Two men move their hips and gestures sexual movements.

There is talk of how the main characters have sex.

Mickey and Mallory kill almost everyone, no matter who they are, without so much as a second thought. Most (bartenders, shop assistants, civilians, etc.) of them are innocent too.

A girl beats up a man. There's a scene where she kicks him and blood flies across a table and it resolves in her stomping on his head and breaking his neck.

A man shoots a woman and it shows the bullet fly in slow motion until it hits the woman's head and chunks fly on the wall.

A knife gets thrown through a window and sticks in a man's back.

When the opening title appears, you hear a gunshot and see blood go down the screen.

You see various quick scenes of wolves ripping apart prey.

You see various scenes of people covered in blood.

A man is hit in the head with a crowbar.

A woman is burnt to death.

Many people are shot, with moderately bloody results.

A woman is cut beneath her breast.

There are two scenes of blood on the screen.

Police officers beat a man.

A man is put in a washer.

A man is put in a cooking oven. Briefly shown.

Many people are strapped to chairs and their necks are sliced.

A man is hit on the head with a pan.

A man is shot in the hand and you see through his hand (unrated version only).

A man gets his head cut off and stuck up on a pole (unrated version only).

The police force shoots one of their own men.

Snakes bite two people.

A man is grabbed and hung upside down and his back is broken.

Pervasive language including the words fuck, bitch, shit, cocksucker, etc.

Mickey and Mallory drink beer at the beginning.

A man drinks from a flask.

The Knoxes own marijuana but don't smoke it; they also have the 'magical mushrooms' that they take and you see their wild hallucinations.

A man takes non-prescribed pills at the end.

A man talks of selling tobacco.

Many people smoke cigarettes.

Much of the violence is stylized, but there are exceptions, notably the prison scenes and bar fight/beating.

Some (mildly) grisly images are shown in brief flashes.

The movie has sporadic moments of menace, as most of the characters are psychopaths in some way.


MPAA:
Rated R for extreme violence and graphic carnage, for shocking images, and for strong language and sexuality
Certification:
Argentina:18 / Australia:R / Belgium:KNT/ENA / Brazil:18 / Canada:18A (British Columbia) / Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:18+ (Quebec) / Canada:16+ (Quebec) (re-rating) / Finland:K-16 / Finland:K-18 (director's cut) / Finland:K-15 (director's cut) / Finland:K-15 (director's cut) (DVD) / France:16 (director's cut) / France:16 (original rating) / Germany:18 / Germany:16 (cut) / Greece:K-17 / Hong Kong:III / Iceland:16 / Ireland:(Banned) (original rating) / Ireland:18 (re-rating) / Israel:16 / Italy:VM14 / Japan:R-15 / Mexico:C / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R18 / Norway:15 / Norway:18 (DVD rating) / Philippines:(Banned) / Portugal:M/18 (Qualidade) / Russia:18+ (video rating) / Singapore:R21 / South Korea:18 / Spain:18 / Sweden:15 / Sweden:18 (director's cut, original dvd release) / UK:18 / USA:R / USA:Unrated (director's cut)

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