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This Is America
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Parents Guide for
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People are seen partially or completely nude throughout this movie. On men penises are shown, while on women breasts and eventually public hair are shown.

Various scenes including: A nude contest, male go-go-dancing, sexual services, pornography, sex shops, making of dildos etc.

A man gets tattooed on his penis.

There are kissing taking place during the "wedding church" and "honeymoon" sequences.

A few people endure some bondage, which involve some torture devices.

Several old women are prostitutes. It is implied that an old man and an old woman would have sex with each other.

Several cars crash on each other during Demolition Derby.

Several sequences have racing cars crash and burn. Some drivers are mentioned to have died on overall scenes.

A chubby woman addicted to junkfood is threated with some electric shock.

Several people (including men and woman) wrestle.

A group of women have a somewhat violent mud wrestling.

People are mentioned to have taken suicide by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Also, a lifeless body is dragged out off the water.

In a scene dealing with Satanism/devil worshipping, some skulls can be seen.

Several people have some shooting training during the "honeymoon" sequence.

The bondage scene has some whipping, and some torture devices are used.

A chest reveals a dead person, allowing other people to drive by and see the person for the last time.

A man is shot during a "Western sequence". This brief moment is mild.

A black-and-white scene shows a bank robbery. This moment is mild.

A few people are arrested by police.

An Indian elder is seen smoking.

A man smokes during the tattoo sequence.

Several people are seen smoking in a scene dealing with elderly people/prostitutes.


Certification:
Australia:R18+ (1982) / Canada:R (Ontario) / Canada:18+ (Québec) / Finland:K-18 / France:16 / Iceland:16 / Netherlands:16 / Norway:16 (theatrical rating) (cut) / Norway:18 (video rating) / Portugal:M/18 / UK:X (cut) / USA:R / West Germany:18

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