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(1996)

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Certification

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MPAA Rated R for strong lurid violence and sexual dialogue, some sexual situations, drug content and language
Certification

Sex & Nudity

  • 8/10
  • Some scenes involve prostitution; a male character attempts to have sex with a minor, although this stops before anything is seen.
  • One scene features a woman's camel-toe, when she stands up from being questioned by police, her blue shorts are stuck inside her vulva and buttocks. The camera has a closeup of her front and back.
  • Oral sex is attempted, but abruptly halted.
  • A brief scene has several porno magazines shown on-camera, including a couple implied to feature child pornography (no nudity is shown; and the women are 18 dressed as Lolita's)
  • Explicit verbal descriptions of sexual activity and assault.
  • The main antagonist is both a pedophile and a necrophile.
  • Reese Witherspoon, who played the 15 year old protagonist, was 19 years old at the time of production.

Violence & Gore

  • 9/10
  • Several scenes are graphically violent, including a man shot several times up-close. His face is later seen in grotesque fashion.
  • A man is killed in a drive-by shooting.
  • A female character is beaten severely around the face and head.
  • Two prison guards are murdered with a sharpened toothbrush, plenty of graphic gore shown.
  • One character commits suicide with very graphic and bloody results.
  • An old woman's naked corpse is shown.
  • The main villain is a mentally insane necrophile.

Profanity

  • 10/10
  • Almost non-stop. This includes multiple instances of "God" and "damn"--sometimes in conjunction, many uses of the 'f' word (87 times), as well as the 's' word, a**, hell, bitch, the 'd' word, the 'n' word, and many more.
  • Racial black slurs were used such as the N-word and "Coon".
  • The "cu" word was used by a necrophile.
  • Many of the instances of profanity were used by a Southern girl.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • 8/10
  • Numerous references to crack-cocaine, meth, and other drugs.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • 9/10
  • Many of the scenes in the Violence/Gore section are very graphic and disturbing.
  • 44/50

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