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There is talk of an affair.

Some sexual innuendo.

Some comical sexual remarks.

Talk of sex between characters.

A screaming man is jerked underwater and then thrown against boat; when he's pulled out of the water, his mouth is bloody and his lower body is missing (bloody entrails are visible). The same man is shown later on morgue table, covered with a blood-soaked towel.

A person's head is bitten off, leaving a bloody stump and twitching legs.

A crocodile bites someone; it also snaps at and nearly eats a group of people.

A crocodile stalks a man and then attacks his helicopter as a woman shoots at it.

A crocodile eats a bear and grabs a cow by its head and drags it underwater.

We see a videotape of a crocodile eating a water buffalo.

A crocodile is shot with tranquilizers and is blown up (we see a bloody explosion of its body parts).

A helicopter crashes.

A man is turned upside down by his ankle when he steps in a trap and a couple of times boats flip over and people are thrown into water.

A punch, two slaps, some falls and chases and threatening with a gun.

We see a severed human head with a snake crawling out of its mouth.

A severed animal head.

An animal corpse underwater and a maggoty severed toe.

We see a bruise and cut on a man's forehead.

A person's bloody sleeve.

A bloody cut on someone's arm and bloody bandages on a crocodile's head.

About 12 F-words, some anatomical references, many scatological references and a few mild obscenities.

People are seen drinking in one scene.

Two severed heads (moose & humans) are seen.

There are sequences where human life is in jeopardy.

When someone is in the water when a crocodile is close.

Rated R for violent creature attacks and related gore, and for language
Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Belgium:KNT/ENA / Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia) / Canada:PA (Manitoba) / Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) (Canadian Home Video rating) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Canada:14+ (TV rating) / Denmark:15 / France:Tous publics / Germany:16 (nf) / Hong Kong:IIB / Iceland:14 / Iceland:16 (video rating) / Italy:T / Japan:R-18 / Mexico:B / Netherlands:12 / New Zealand:M / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Philippines:PG-13 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:NC-16 / South Korea:18 / Spain:7 / Sweden:15 / UK:15 / USA:R (No. 36663)

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