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Parents Guide for
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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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Sex & Nudity

There is a very brief reference to masturbation.

A man hires a prostitute, but not for sexual reasons (you'll see why in the movie.)

A brief shot of a man's butt as he runs out of the shower.

Violence & Gore

The first scene of the film depicts a reversed shooting, with a thick stream of blood oozing backwards, blood shown on the walls and floor, and then the shot itself off-screen.

A man gets out of a shower and attacks another man; there is some shoving and tackling, and then the second man is knocked out with a bottle.

After she insults his dead wife, a man slaps and then punches a woman.

In a flashback, a man interrupts a presumed rape and shoots the rapist. He is then bludgeoned on the back of the head by another attacker (causing the memory problem which impairs him throughout the film); he falls to the ground and blood pools under his head.

A woman commits suicide by having her husband inject her with a triple dose of insulin (due to amnesia, he doesn't realize what he's done, this is somewhat intense).

Profanity

You don't notice most of the harsh language because of the fast moving story.

Close to 40 uses of "fuck".

One use of "c--t."

The twist ending is very intense, shocking and frightening.

Except for a scene of swearing and an implied rape. This movie has almost nothing which a mature 12 year old can't handle

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MPAA:
Rated R for violence, language and some drug content
Certification:
Argentina:13 / Australia:MA / Brazil:16 / Canada:14A / Chile:14 / Finland:K-15 / France:U / Germany:16 / Hong Kong:IIB / Iceland:14 / Ireland:18 (original rating) / Ireland:15 (re-rating) / Japan:PG-12 / Mexico:B / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:15 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:NC-16 / Singapore:PG (censored version) / South Korea:15 / Spain:13 / Spain:16 (re-rating) / Sweden:15 / Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud) / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #37211)

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