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A nurse is trying to give a woman, what you assume is, a rape kit exam, and the woman quickly shuts her legs and goes into the fetal position, which leads you to assume that she was sexually assaulted.

A woman flirts with two men, they begging kissing and removing their clothes. They were probably about to have a threesome but are stopped before anything happens or any nudity is seen.

A woman flashes her breasts at two men for about a second.

A woman walks into the men's changing rooms then into the showers. There are four fully nude men and you can see the penis' of three of them for a few seconds.

There is a scene where we hear moaning sounds, it's implied a man and a woman are having sex, but we don't see anything.

A man and a woman begin to kiss, he gropes her breasts and rubs her crotch. She does the same to him. They are fully clothed and stop before anything happens.

The breasts of a dead body are seen for a few seconds.

Some mild sexual references and a few moderate ones.


A girl is seen with blood on her hands.

A man tackles over another man in rugby, he gets up and punches him and it turns into one big fight, but they are just friends having a non-serious fight.

A young man is implied to have been pushed off a bridge into river rapids. We later see his dead body.

A girl is found dead on a bathroom floor. She has a mild amount blood on her mouth.

A man tackles over another man and bashes his head onto the ground. Due to the editing we see very little detail. We later see the dead body with some blood around it.

A man climbs a ladder. It breaks, he falls, and a sharp part of the ladder impales on him, causing his death. Little detail seen.


A few uses of "fuck" throughout, in one scene however, it is used many times along with milder language.

Some milder language is occasionally used such as "shit" and "bitch".

One use of "whore" and one use of "cumbag".


A few scenes of young adults/teenagers drinking.

One or two scenes of smoking.

One reference to "getting high".

A girl is seen showing other the pills that are supplements for her diet.


One scary jump scene.

Some moderately intense, disturbing and uncomfortable scenes that involve murder, paranoia, claustrophobia, and mental breakdowns.

A girl is seen vomiting plenty of times.

A toilet is seen filled with maggots.

A theme of sociopaths is present throughout.

Two mild references to suicide.

Total Explicit Rating: 28/50

Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, sexuality/nudity and drug use

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