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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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A man and woman briefly kids on the top deck of a ship, it then cuts to the bottom deck of the boat and light are seen shaking in a bar and one man says "atleast someone's having fun"

A shark comes onto the deck of a boat and bites a man on the leg leaving a bloody cut.

The shark is hooked many times and is shot with a shotgun. Before it is killed it is quite bloody and we see a large bloody wound where it was shot.

A man has a hook go through his hand, is tugged underwater by the hook line and nearly drowns; there is some blood on his hand and then the hook is pushed through his hand in order to remove it.

There are many scenes of a storm at sea with tall, crashing waves and wind.

A number of times a boat capsizes, then rights itself. Waves wash over boats nearly sweeping people off (at times people fall overboard).

Some people die by drowning (in one scene many people are shown in a boat filling up with water and they either can't or won't disembark).

A helicopter goes down and crashes in the sea.

Glass shatters on a boat nearly hitting people.

We see sparks from a downed power line.

A man hangs onto a boat and is nearly hit by a flying chain.

We see a man with a black eye.

A man with a bruise on his cheek.

A man with a bloody nose and bruised cheek.

A man with a bloody temple/

A man with blood on his mouth and two men with bloody cuts on their cheek.

We see a corpse in a body bag, a few scenes of bloody fish carcasses, bloody bait on hooks, and bloody ice and blood on the boat's deck.

While fishing, men jab hooks into the fish and we also see them gutting it (fish entrails are evident).

A man lunges at another with a pool cue, a man is hit in the face and there is a brief scuffle.

A man is punched and grabbed by his shirt.

76 total

3 uses of "shitload," 10 uses of "ass," 1 use of "bastard," 3 uses of "damn," 5 uses of "Jesus," 12 uses of "Goddamn," 1 use of "Lord," 2 uses of "asshole," 8 uses of "God," 10 uses of "shit," 2 uses of "fuck," 13 uses of "hell," 2 uses of "bitch," 2 uses of "son-of-a-bitch," 1 use of "Christ," and 1 use of "jerking off."

The guys smoke and drink alot.

The movie has this intense atmosphere and there is some scenes that might be scary for younger viewers, when they guys die.

Rated PG-13 for language and scenes of peril

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