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Parents Guide for
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Sex & Nudity

Oral sex is implied on a OLD man and a woman. The old man slaps the woman because he wants rough sex with the woman but she resists and gets very angry. She is done with him, so now he tries to rape her.

There are nude drawings.

Violence & Gore

An extended violent attempt rape scene with slaps, hits in the crotch, punches (one resulting in a very bloody nose), strangling and scuffling. A woman stabs an older man with a letter knife (some blood).

A woman is shot by secret service men and there's a lot of blood splattered on a man's face, on the floor and on her body and face. Her bloody body is seen more times.

Attempted assassinations, chases, threatening with guns and snipers.

A secret service man runs his car into another car with a woman inside it and pushes her over a cliff.

A woman has a badly bruised face.

A man is killed by having a huge needle jabbed in his neck.

One of the secret service agents commits suicide.

It implied that an older man murders another older man with a letter knife, making it look like he committed suicide (off-scene).


Some occasional language including 5 F-words and a few other insults (like maybe a C-word), "Chr*st's sake", some scatological references, a few anatomical references, some mild obscenities.

At the start of the film a guy and lady are bit drunk, which does indeed lead to a violent scene.

Some other brief smoking and drinking thru/o the film.

During the very first 20-30 minutes the film is very intense as a man tries to rape a lady. The fight gets quite violent but not that gory. However, when the guy tries choking the lady some very sinister music plays which is definately quite frightening.

Later in the film, a guy tries and does ram a lady off a steep hill. The car crashes very badly. Later that same guy tries killing her with a syringe in the hospital but the lady's father stops him and winds up killing him with a syringe of his own.

Some other milder action and brief intense scenes.

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language

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