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Parents Guide for
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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Sex & Nudity

There is some passionate kissing. we see upper part of a woman's breast which looks like a chunk of meat ( no nipple shown )

Violence & Gore

Some violence. A couple of bloody images.

In the opening credits we see a knife being pulled out of a man's bloody gut.

A man sitting on an elevator loses control of the elevator; It flies to the top of the elevator shaft and he is stabbed in the face by a knife-like object. This is briefly seen.

A woman gets into a car, and then the car explodes.

A gunshot is heard; We see a man looking down at his chest, and it is bloody. He falls off the bridge he was on into a river.

A man throws an explosive onto a fish tank; It shatters and the whole building is flooded.

A man is seen being stabbed to death; You don't actually see a knife going in him, just his body shaking as he is stabbed. Then, another man searches through his clothes for something; The clothes are bloody.

A woman is seen dead, stabbed to death (no blood).

A man holds out his bloody hands at another man, walking slowly towards him.

A man grabs a woman and searches her.

A man shoots a woman and she dies. He then hits another man in the head and he is dazed.

A helicopter is blown up and crashes in a tunnel; A man that was holding on to the helicopter is smashed against the train tracks (this is only briefly seen).

The UK PG rating is very surprising.


B-word or S.O.B.: 4

B.S.: 1

A-word or A-hole: 5

Damn: 6

Hell: 8

One of the characters says "Jesus" when he discovers he is bleeding

Some characters are seen smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages and one drunk couple in background that are actually just pretending to be drunk

a man is drugged, we hear him vomit into a trash can and later in a toilet

Some scenes are suspenseful.

Rated PG-13 for: Violence, Adult Language.(HBO advisory)

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Rated PG-13 for some intense action violence

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