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Parents Guide for
Battle Royale (2000) More at IMDbPro »Batoru rowaiaru (original title)

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Sex & Nudity

One character is mentioned being on her period, then she is accused of having sex with almost half of the boys in the school and her friend's boyfriend.

A male student tries to get another female student to have sex with him before they're killed. She blows him off by making crude jokes about his genitals. He threatens to kill her, then she says "If your going to force yourself on me then do it. But I will keep resisting you." He never gets the chance as he is killed by her.

A paying-pedophile tries to rape a young girl, with her mother's consent. Subsequently, he is pushed down the stairs and his neck snaps...All at the hands of the young, would-be victim. (Director's cut)

Two male students are seen slain. When the camera zooms out, we see they are completely naked. A female student finishes dressing, then walks off. It is implied that she had sex with them before she killed them. Genitals of one of the dead male students can briefly be seen.

Many students admit they are in love with other students as the film goes on.

Violence & Gore

In the beginning, Nanahara's father hangs himself (we only see his hanging corpse).

Kitano is stabbed in the back by Nobu. We see some blood on the blade and the back of his jacket.

Several students are seen unconscious on the bus, one is seen awake. He turns around and gets knocked out by someone.

Kitano lifts a sheet to reveal a teacher's corpse all bloody and the eye is missing.

Kitano throws a knife at the forehead of a student for "whispering". Students are seen freaking out and soldiers are seen firing their machine guns to get them to stop;

It is revealed that the students are wearing necklaces that can be activated to explode if they misbehave. One student's necklace is activated, and he is seen freaking out and it explodes, causing his throat to burst open and blood spraying out of it Kill Bill-style.

3 people tease a man who gets a fan as a weapon. He manages to snatch it from them and kill them all. One person begs for mercy, but he shoots her.

2 people jump to their deaths off a cliff (we only see them jump, we don't see them fall and hit the rocks).

2 teenage girls are mercilessly shot, we see blood spray out and stained on their shirts.

A girl has her throat slashed open with a sickle and blood sprays out uncontrollably.

2 girls get in an argument, one tases one person and the same person shoots the other.

A boy is shot in the arm with a shotgun. He tries to shoot at the assailant but is shot in the side of his stomach.

A man is stabbed in the head with a hand-held axe. A loud crunch is heard and LOTS of blood is shown potruding down his head.

A man is castrated with a large jackknife, we see his crotch area stained with blood and in the director's cut, a testicle of his is seen hanging out. He is than stabbed in the chest with blood oozing out.

A man has a flashback to when he had previously played the game, his partner is seen dying slowly and painfully.

A man chops another man's head off and sticks a grenade in his mouth (the head explodes)

Nanahara is seen jumping into water, breaking his arm (this is revealed in the next scene). He misses bullets shot from an UZI.

Flashback shows 2 naked male corpses, LOTS of blood is seen.

In a lighthouse, a girl is poisoned with KCN, she vomits blood and dies. This causes many girls to get into a huge fight, and they shoot each other. LOTS of blood is seen spraying out of the wounds. One girl is left alive, and she runs to the top of the lighthouse and commits suicide by jumping to her death (We only see her corpse).

A boy is shot repeatedly and than the girl that shot him is shot in the chest. A large hole is shown on her and multiple bullet wounds on the boy.

A Man and a woman get into a fight, the woman slashes the man's chest with a sickle but it is revealed he is wearing a bulletproof vest. He shoots her dead, and we see blood spray.

3 men are killed by a man with an UZI. He shoots a truck full of explosives, which explodes. He gets into a fight with the three main characters, and Kawada grabs his shotgun and shoots at his leg and than his face, blowing it up. (blood is seen spraying).

Kawada tricks Kitano into thinking that he has shot Nanahara and Noriko dead though the mics of their necklaces.

Kitano is shot to death by Noriko and Nanahara. We think he is dead, but he gets up and talks on the phone to his daughter. He proceeds to eat a cookie, and then falls back and dies.

Kawada is seen slowly dying on a boat.

10/10 Very graphic and violent throghout with tons of blood and gore


Words like f*ck, crap, sh*t, bitch, bastard and asshole/ass are constantly used. The word f*cking is also used in a sexual form at one point.

Name calling is also used (pimp, idiot, stupid, dumb, flacid, etc...)


A young character (16-17) smokes throughout.

2 young characters drink alcohol. One is 16 and the other 15.

Painkillers are mentioned.


"Battle Royale" is a very violent film with adult themes. It contains scenes of high violence, which sometimes touches the splatter. But we must also say that it is a film that is very grotesque, so it depends on the viewer to viewer.

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