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Parents Guide for
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Since the beliefs that parents want to instill in their children can vary greatly, we ask that, instead of adding your personal opinions about what is right or wrong in a film, you use this feature to help parents make informed viewing decisions by describing the facts of relevant scenes in the title for each one of the different categories: Sex and Nudity, Violence and Gore, Profanity, Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking, and Frightening/Intense Scenes.
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Sex & Nudity


Rabbit has sex with a woman in the building where he works. Lots of kissing and visible thrusting.

Rabbit briefly walks in on his mother having sex. Brief shot of buttocks is shown from the mother.

Rabbit's mom tells him how her boyfriend "won't go down on her."

Rabbit catches his girlfriend having sex in a radio station.

Violence & Gore


Some fights, they aren't very graphic but are pretty intense.

The main character beats up his mom's boyfriend after the man pushes her.

A man accidentally shoots himself in the thigh (not graphic). We see his pants turn red.

The main character is jumped by a group of guys, while his sister watches, not graphic, but still intense. He is punched and kicked. He has a black eye for the rest of the movie.

After a man finds his girlfriend having sex with his friend, he punches him, and is later seen broken nose



Very strong language throughout. 225 uses of the F word. Some S words, uses of n*gger, ass, damn, religious exclamations and many others.

Also some sexual references.

There is intensive profanity in the raps & rap battles.


Some use of marijuana, but nothing to suggest or even promote excessive use of narcotics.

A man is seen smoking a cigarette.


Rabbit is beaten by many thugs in front of his little sister whilst she is screaming through the window Content: 29/50

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Rated R for strong language, sexuality, some violence and drug use
Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Austria:12 / Brazil:16 / Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba) / Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Canada:14+ (TV rating) / Chile:14 / Denmark:11 / Finland:K-15 / France:U / Germany:12 / Hong Kong:IIB / Hungary:18 / Iceland:14 / Ireland:18 / Italy:VM14 / Japan:PG-12 / Netherlands:12 / New Zealand:R16 (original rating) / New Zealand:R13 (re-rating) / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Philippines:R-18 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:M18 (DVD rating) / Singapore:NC-16 (edited for re-rating) / Singapore:R(A) (original rating) / South Korea:18 / Spain:18 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) / Switzerland:12 (canton of Zurich) / Switzerland:12 (canton of the Grisons) / Taiwan:R-18 / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #39361)

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