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Parents Guide for
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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Sex & Nudity

A character watches a film with scantily clad women shooting guns. No nudity.

A woman asks a man if he wants to have sex (in fairly coarse words). Immediately following that, a ten second scene shows them climax having sex.

Two characters later discuss the aforementioned scene using, again, fairly coarse sexual language.

Two characters kiss.

Violence & Gore

A person is slapped repeatedly in a movie the characters are watching.

A man is shot twice. No blood.

A man roughly manhandles a person and at one point threatens to punch them, bringing his fist towards their face. Later, the man shoots the person twice and kills them offscreen. No blood.

A man is shot in the chest in a car and killed. Some blood splatters on the windscreen.

A man is shot in the chest and killed, and there is blood on the wound. His dead body is shown for about 10 seconds.


Strong language. At least 100 uses of "fuck" (47 using "mother,"69 uses of "shit", 2 slang terms for male genitals ("dick" and "prick"), 1 slang term each for female genitals and breasts ("pussy" and "tits), 52 asses, 12 damns, 8 hells, and 25 uses of "goddamn," 2 of "Jesus," and 1 use of "Jesus Christ" as exclamations 38 uses of the "nigger".

Two characters smoke pot in several scenes (bong and pipe).

There are numerous scenes where alcohol is consumed.

Some of the violence is sudden and unexpected, so it may be shocking.

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Rated R for strong language, some violence, drug use and sexuality
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