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(1995)

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Certification

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MPAA Rated R for strong graphic violence, strong language and drug content
Certification

Sex & Nudity

  • 1/10
  • A man is forced to pull down his pants and we see his buttocks.
  • Some sexual innuendo and references.
  • There is a scene where the camera focuses instantly on a television which is showing a woman's buttocks in (tanga) underwear while she is dancing.

Violence & Gore

  • 9/10
  • R-rated violence throughout the movie the beginning montage (in which we see dead victims).
  • We see the dead body of a drug dealer in the beginning during the investigation.
  • Graphic police brutality in the opening scene
  • We see a scene of a guy threatening to put a cigarette in a kid's eye (disturbing).
  • We see that same drug lord destroy the guy's car. Lots of damage.
  • We also see another dead guy's body later on (graphic somewhat, but not very detailed).

Profanity

  • 10/10
  • Most of the R rating comes from strong language and racist slurs. 185 uses of "Fuck" many other scatological terms, many milder obscenities, many racial epithets.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • The film is filled with drug-related dialogue and acts. Lots of scenes of drug dealing.
  • Some characters drink

Frightening & Intense Scenes

Spoilers

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Violence & Gore

  • One character gives a graphic account of the first time he was forced to kill someone (and we see the killing).
  • A character threatens to get a group of young kids from Connecticut raped in prison if they don't give up the drugs
  • We see a scene where the main drug boss beats down his associate for daring to stand up to him (brutal) and threatens to kill him if he speaks to any cop.
  • We see a kid shoot a known murderer, defending his buddy.

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