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Sex & Nudity


Some mild references.

Violence & Gore


A man is shot in the stomach. We later see his corpse.

A man is burned in boat explosion and shown covered in bandages.

A man shoots another man in the back with a rifle.

A man running is shot in the back, bloody mist is seen spraying.

Several people are shot in a tense shootout. Bloody results are seen when someone is shot.

A man shoots two men. Wounds appear and blood slowly trickels from each. They fall leaving large red stains on a car parked behind them.

A man is shot in the back while he is examining a truck. Bloody.

A boat is blown up in several scenes.

A man walks out of a room; We see that he has a knife in the back of his neck, and he dies. Blood pools around his head.

A man is shot in the arm twice. bloody.

The lights go out in an elevator and two men are shot in the head with a silenced pistol. When the lights come back on, we see some blood on the glass wall of the elevator behind where they had stood.



Strong Language Some uses of the F word 11 uses of the S word


Some characters are shown smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages.

The central event of the film is the assault on a ship rumored to be carrying 91 million dollars of cocaine (it isn't)


Some intense violence throughout.

Though not frightening, viewers may find the last 10 minutes of the film amazingly intense, seeing as it spits out two twists, one right after the other.

Suggested MPAA Rating: R for violence and pervasive language.

13+ a mature eleven year old could easily handle this film

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Rated R for violence and a substantial amount of strong language

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