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There is a rape scene in flashback.(almost blur).

A man talks about finding a fully nude woman in his car.

A man is burned in boat explosion and shown covered in bandages. The actual wound isn't shown

A man shoots another man in the back with a rifle. No blood

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

A boat is blown up in several scenes.

Fuck is used about 60 times. With some other milder swearing.

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

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.

Language is the only concern.

BBFC/UK - Rated 18 (strong violence).

MPAA/USA - Rated R for violence and a substantial amount of strong language.

Rated R for violence and a substantial amount of strong language

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