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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 coarse words). Immediately following that, a ten second scene shows them climax having sex. They are clothed, but afterwards the woman walks out of shot and her buttocks are briefly visible.

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

Two characters kiss.

A woman is seen teasing a man with her barefeet on the table, touching his drink.

Violence & Gore

This is the least violent of all Quentin Tarantino's films.

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

A man is shot twice. No blood.

A man roughly manhandles a woman and at one point threatens to punch her, bringing his fist towards her face. Later, the man shoots the woman twice and kills her 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.

Profanity

Strong language. At least 131 uses of "fuck" (47 using "mother," 4 used sexually), 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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MPAA:
Rated R for strong language, some violence, drug use and sexuality
Certification:
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA / Belgium:KNT / Brazil:14 / Canada:14A / Canada:14A (Alberta) / Canada:PA (Manitoba) / Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Chile:14 / Finland:K-16 / France:U / Germany:16 / Hong Kong:IIB / Iceland:14 / Iceland:12 (video rating) / Ireland:18 / Italy:T / Japan:PG-12 / Netherlands:12 / New Zealand:R18 / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Philippines:R-18 / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:R(A) / South Africa:18 / South Korea:18 / Spain:13 / Spain:16 (2011) / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) / UK:15 / UK:18 (DVD rating) / USA:TV-MA (TV rating) / USA:R (certificate #35732)

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