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Apt Pupil
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Sex & Nudity

Men are nude in a shower scene.

A man offers himself sexually after mistaking the visits between a child and an elder as a sexual relationship.

A girl goes down to give a guy oral sex.

Violence & Gore

A cat is shown being placed into an oven which causes it to burn it's paws on the gas fire before it gets away.

A man is violently attacked and killed (stabbed, hit with shovel and beaten) which leaves him very bloodied.


Several curse words throughout film.

A girl smokes marijuana in her car. Ian McKellen's character is a chain smoker and drinks alcohol non-stop.

Some nightmare disturbing scenes of the holocaust and concentration camps. Several sudden moments which can make viewers "jump".

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Rated R for scenes of strong violence, language and brief sexuality
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA / Brazil:18 / Canada:14A (Canadian Home Video rating) / Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Finland:K-16 / France:-16 / Germany:16 / Iceland:16 / Italy:VM14 / New Zealand:R16 / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 / Spain:18 / Sweden:15 / Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) / UK:15 / USA:R (No. 35516)

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