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Set It Off
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Parents Guide for
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A few sex scenes, not very graphic.

One of the main characters has a half-naked woman dance in front of her.

A very suggestive and sensual seduction scene between two characters, nothing graphic shown and shown with class.

Violence meter-- red=graphic violence , orange=strong violence , yellow=intense violence (PG-13-R level), green=moderate violence , blue= mild violence .

A woman is shot in the head during a bank robbery. One cop is shot several times. At least two of the criminals are shot, one gets away.

A man mistaken for one of the robbers gets shot by SWAT cops w/ MP5s.

Several instances where people are threatened w/ guns.

A topless man is shot in the back once or twice (offscreen).

A woman is shot above the torso during a bank robbery (later dies).

Another woman is shot numerous times by cops w/ shotguns.

A woman is shot through the back.

Profanity in nearly every scene of the movie

101 "f" words ( 23 with the prefix "mother"), 57 "s" words, 19 "ass" words, 15 damns, 8 hells, 1 slang term for female genitals (the "p" word), 1 crap, 6 B words, and 11 uses of "God damn," and 1 use each of "Oh my God" and "Swear to God" as exclamations. 1 N word.

Some instances w/ characters smoking weed.

Rated R for strong graphic violence, pervasive language, some sex and drug use
Australia:MA / Canada:18A / Canada:R (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-16 / France:12 / Germany:16 (w) / Iceland:14 (original rating) / Iceland:16 (video rating) / Ireland:18 / New Zealand:R18 / Norway:15 / Philippines:X / Singapore:R(A) / South Korea:18 / Spain:18 / UK:15 (new rating) / UK:18 (original rating) / UK:15 (re-rating) (2008) / USA:R (certificate #34298) / USA:R (certificate #45339) (director's cut)

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