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Parents Guide for
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A man and a woman kiss passionately and lie back on a stage; she removes her jacket, then they are interrupted.

A girl takes a shower; no nudity is shown.

A few (non graphic) sexual references and remarks.


Much less graphic than the first film, with most violence occurring off-screen.

People stagger around after being stabbed sometimes coughing up blood and this could be disturbing to some viewers.

Dead bodies are seen a few times.

Some non-graphic killings, like the 1st film.


12 F-words, 26 scatological terms, 17 anatomical terms (1 mild), 11 mild obscenities, 4 religious profanities, 23 religious exclamations.


A woman is briefly shown smoking a cigarette.

7/10 More intense than frightening.

The dividing wall scene and the climax are fairly intense.

The whole movie can be frightening to some viewers, although it has many funny scenes.

There are a few sad/emotional death scenes.

MPAA/USA - Rated R for language and strong bloody violence.

BBFC/UK - Rated 18 (strong bloody violence).

Rated R for language and strong bloody violence
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA / Belgium:KNT/ENA / Brazil:14 / Canada:R (Alberta/British Columbia/Ontario) (Film #9703921) (35MM print) / Canada:R (Alberta/British Columbia/Ontario) (Film #9801265) (VIDEO-U print) / Chile:14 / Finland:K-16 / France:12 / Germany:18 / Germany:16 (theatrical rating) (cut) / Hong Kong:IIB / Hungary:18 / Iceland:16 / Ireland:18 / Israel:16 / Italy:VM14 / Japan:PG-12 / Mexico:B / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:15 / Philippines:PG-13 / Portugal:M/16 / Romania:I.C.-14 / Singapore:NC-16 / Singapore:M18 (cut) / South Korea:18 / South Korea:15 (re-rating) (2011) / Spain:18 / Sweden:15 / Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) / UK:18 / USA:TV-14 (cable TV rating) / USA:R (certificate #35667) / USA:TV-MA (unedited TV version)

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