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The 51st State
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Parents Guide for
Formula 51 (2001) More at IMDbPro »The 51st State (original title)

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There is one sex scene near the end, where a man and a woman have sex in a bathtub; we see them writhing and we briefly see the woman's bare chest.

A reference to anal rape in prison.

A number of people are shot in one scene with blood spray and brief bullet wounds.

A man is shot, and we clearly see the shot lacerate part of his back in an exit wound and spray blood onto a wall behind them.

A man explodes offscreen in an over-the-top manner, and we see the entire room covered in blood and guts.

A man hits some other men with a golf club in one scene and there is a bit of blood spray.

A few mild to moderate fistfights.

149 uses of 'fuck', 38 of 'shit', 16 of 'ass', 5 of 'twat', 4 of 'cunt', 2 of 'b-tch', 2 of 'prick', 2 of 'nigger', and 1 each of 'chick', 'dick', and 'son of a bitch'. Also 8 instances of "bollocks", 4 of "Goddamn", 3 of "hell", 3 of "wanker", and 1 of "Jesus".

The whole film is about drugs/drug dealing, and the references are frequent.

A man invents a new drug, similar to ecstasy, and some people are seen getting high from them.

A man is seen visibly smoking a marijuana cigarette whilst driving, and he is pulled over by the police.

There are a few scenes where gangsters take pills.

A brief interrogation on a wounded gangster, who is then accidentally killed.

Rated R for strong violence, language, drug content and some sexuality

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