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Murder by Numbers
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Parents Guide for
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Sex & Nudity

]Cassie and Sam are shown before and after having sex, nothing explicit.

There is a brief scene from a sex video tape, but the characters are covered with a bed sheet.

Violence & Gore

A woman is hit on the head with a hammer. She is later immobilised wih duct tape; her wound and blood surrounding it is visible.

The victims corpse is mutilated.

A boy vomits.

Justin punches Richard on the nose and causes bleeding.

Justin is slapped on the face by a girl.

Richard is hit by Cassie with the car door.

Cassie is bitten by a baboon. There's lots of blood on her arm and the ape's mouth.

Several retrospective scenes show Cassie covered in blood laying in a forest.

Cassie has knife wound scars on her chest.

Several characters (criminals and police) use guns.

Two characters struggle on a decrepit balcony that hangs over a cliff. One of the characters is knocked off the balcony and is seen falling. The impact is not shown, but the body is later seen on the rocks far below.


9 F-words, 7 sexual references, 6 scatological terms, 6 anatomical terms, 14 mild obscenities, 1 religious profanity, 6 religious exclamations and some insults.

Richard is frequently seen with a cigarette in his mouth.

Ray sells marijuana to Richard. During the investigation it is mentioned several times that he was a dealer.

Cassie is suddenly attacked by a violent baboon.

Cassie and Richard fight on a porch above a cliff and Richard falls down. His body is seen laying deep down.

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Rated R for violence, language, a sex scene and brief drug use
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA / Australia:M (TV rating) / Canada:14A / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Finland:K-15 / France:U (with warning) / Germany:16 / Iceland:16 / Malaysia:U (cut) / Malaysia:18SG (uncut version) / Netherlands:12 / Netherlands:16 (DVD rating) / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Philippines:R-18 / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:NC-16 / Singapore:PG (cut) / South Korea:18 / Spain:18 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) / Switzerland:16 (canton of the Grisons) / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #38866)

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