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Parents Guide for
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A painting very briefly shows a naked woman. [intermittent, Netflix time from end 1:45:29-08]

Another painting, in background, shows a nude woman. [in final fight setting]

Lots of bloodless fighting and action violence throughout.

There is an intense fight with swords; many people are slashed open briefly with fleeting blood spray. A man's face is cut off; we briefly see it slide off his head from the side.

Several execution scenes in which unarmed people are shot, including a line of captured offenders shot by automatic weapon firing squad. Also a person walking into an execution chamber in which they are burned (shown just as flames rising in-front of them before the camera cuts).

A group of helmeted men are hit with spiked gun hilts, and blood briefly sprays out of one of their faces.

Some blood is seen on a man's neck, jacket, and hands after a fight. A bit of blood is around his mouth after he has been punched.

One of the black clad troops executes a pack of dogs found at the site, nothing is shown on screen, only the sounds of gunshots and yelps as the camera focuses on the hero's face.

"F---" is exclaimed twice briefly. [Netflix time to end 0:55:26, other time unknown]

"S---" is exclaimed twice in two different scenes. [NTTE 0:55:19, other time unknown]

The main character outbursts "d---" or a derivative several times in one scene. [NTTE 0:49:41, 36, 22]

It is worth noting that everyone is forced to take a drug that drains their emotions.

Some violent fights, including an arm twisting/snapping.

The dog-execution scene will upset some animal lovers.

Rated R for violence
Australia:M / Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia) / Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:A (Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Denmark:15 / Finland:K-15 / Germany:16 / Iceland:16 / Italy:T / Netherlands:12 / Norway:15 / Philippines:R-18 / Singapore:NC-16 / South Korea:15 / Sweden:15 (DVD rating) / UK:15 / USA:R

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