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Parents Guide for
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Some sex references

A fight; several punches are thrown, mostly to faces. A supposed former bully is attacked; blood briefly smears on his face.

Photos of a man's bruised and cut-up body are briefly shown.

Sean grabs Will by throat and threatens him.

Will pushes Skylar against the wall and repeatedly punches the wall itself.

34 uses of 'fuck', 27 of 'shit', 15 of 'ass' (1 used crudely), 6 of 'b-tch', 5 of 'Christ', 4 of 'Jesus', 3 of 'dick', 'piss', and 'prick', 2 of 'asshole', 2 of 'damn', 'son of a bitch', 'Goddamn', 'crap', and 'hell'.

Several scenes with smoking and drinking.

A man pummels another in a fight.

Abuse is an underlying topic in the film.

Some potentially intense arguments.

MPAA/USA - Rated R for strong language, including some sex-related dialogue.

BBFC/UK - Rated 15 (strong language, violence).

Rated R for strong language, including some sex-related dialogue
Argentina:13 (original rating) / Argentina:Atp (re-rating) / Australia:M / Belgium:KT/EA / Brazil:14 / Canada:14A (Alberta) / Canada:PG (British Columbia) / Canada:PA (Manitoba) / Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Canada:G (Quebec) (re-rating) / Czech Republic:12 / Finland:K-12 / Finland:K-11/9 (2001 reform re-rating) / Finland:K-12/9 (2012 reform re-rating) / France:Tous publics / Germany:12 / Hungary:16 / Iceland:12 / Ireland:15 / Israel:PG / Italy:T / Japan:G (2014) / Mexico:B / Netherlands:12 / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Philippines:PG-13 (cut) / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:NC-16 / Singapore:PG (cut) / South Korea:12 (DVD rating) (2002) / South Korea:15 (theatrical rating) (1998) / Spain:T / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #35614)

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