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Parents Guide for
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Debi removes her shirt just before the scene cuts away, implying sex (no nudity).

Mildly provocative dancing.

A shootout at a house, resulting in several deaths. Moderate blood and bloody bullet wounds shown briefly.

An unarmed fight breaks out between Blank and an assassin. A pen is briefly used and some blood is shown on clothes.

A shootout occurs at a store with mostly mild blood.

An assassin on a bicycle is shot by a sniper, and then is shot offscreen by the bodyguards protecting the intended target.

20-25 uses of the word fuck (one used with mother), 4-5 uses of shit / bullshit, a couple uses of ass and it's variations (kiss-ass, asshole) numerous other mild profanities thrown in (damn, hell, a couple goddamn) nothing vulgar at all, just conventional swearing)

Three instances of smoking, two instances of characters being in a state of an alcohol-induced intoxication.

References to "blow" (cocaine), and an old marijuana cigarette is shown and then subsequently crushed. One character smokes while driving in gestures that may indicate marijuana use, but it's never explicitly stated.

A violent fight. The ending could be off-putting to some.


MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence, language and some drug content
Certification:
Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Canada:14A (British Columbia) / Canada:PA (Manitoba) / Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) (original rating) / Canada:14A (Ontario) (video rating: 2004) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-16 / Germany:16 / Iceland:16 / Netherlands:16 / Netherlands:12 (TV version) / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 / Spain:18 / Sweden:15 / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #34841)

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