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Abre los ojos
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Parents Guide for
Open Your Eyes (1997) More at IMDbPro »Abre los ojos (original title)

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2 sex scenes.

An extended scene of breasts.

A man starts having sex with a woman which becomes violent and an act of rape.

Several scenes of characters lying together naked.Though nothing is explicitly shown in those scenes with the characters mostly under bed sheets.


A man is shot in the throat. Blood is seen spraying from his wound, even though the angle makes this hard to see.

A man violently slaps a woman in the face. We see blood running down her mouth.

Many youngsters are seen drinking and smoking at a party.

A young woman is seen taking a handful of pills.

A man is seen drinking a lot in a night club with the intention of getting drunk. He is seen later acting drunken and finally passing out.

Quite a lot of smoking and drinking in the above listed scene from secondary characters.


A woman is choked to death by a man.

A woman purposedly crashes her car against a wall while she has a passenger in the car with her. We discover later that she's dead and that the passenger is disfigured.

A man has a hard time telling dreams from reality and has many hallucinations in which his face is horribly disfigured. That could upset some viewers.

A man is briefly seen committing suicide by ingesting a whole box of sleeping pills. He is seen for a couple of seconds on the ground, in visible pain, choking to death, foam running out of his mouth. Although short, the scene is quite intense.

Rated R for some strong sexuality, language and some violence
Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Canada:PG (Manitoba) / Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-15 / France:Tous publics / Germany:16 (video premiere) / Hong Kong:IIB / Iceland:16 / Italy:T / Peru:14 / Portugal:M/16 (video premiere) / Singapore:M18 / South Korea:18 / Spain:13 / Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) / UK:15 / USA:R

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