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Sex & Nudity

Suggested MPAA rating: R for Sequences of Intense Strong War Violence including Graphic Images, Sexuality , Nudity and Strong Language

In first episode man throws some pornographic magazines and yells: ''contraband! Nothing is seen.

In episode 8 we see very brief male rear nudity and side nudity in a shower scene.

In ninth episode soldier is show having sex with a woman, bare breasts are shown. Some thrusting and moaning, lasts about 15 seconds, they're interrupted and stopped. Brief male rear nudity when they are interrupted. This scene occurs at about 10 minutes into the episode. The sex scene abruptly enters when you see two men walking down a road talking and a horse and cart heading toward them.

There is some very mild sexual comments.

Violence & Gore

Violence in Band of Brothers is at the same level like in Saving Private Ryan or even more so. Many people are shot, killed, blown off, etc. It is very brutal, bloody and disturbing. Very realistic too.

many people have limbs blown off, with the camera lingering

people are shot constantly with blood spray

in one episode a man is crushed by a tank, but no blood or gore is seen

multiple times people are shot in the neck, resulting in them choking to death while bleeding horribly, and they are shown coughing up blood. there is also the exposure of the wind pipe in some of these deaths, with the camera lingering

many people are blown to peices completely, or are shown punctured full of shrapnel

in one episode a man's finger is shot off

in one episode a field medic and a nurse are trying to save a man that has a six inch hole blown threw his stomach. this is shown graphically and goes on for about a minute. the man is coughing up blood and blood and gore is everywhere. he dies tragically

In ninth episode soldiers find a concetration camp. This sequence shows many skinny people, youth and old, some of them already dead and buried or tortured. It is extremely disturbing.


62 F-words. Many other cuss words used frequently.

Heavy drinking and smoking thoroughout. No drugs.

The violence can disturb some viewers. Many people who's family have died in the Holocaust and World war 2 may find some scenes frightening and depressing.

A very depressing, intense, tragic, emotional, brutal series

Recommended for 14+

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