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Parents Guide for
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A man and woman have aggressive sex in a car. The woman screams, ''F*ck me Santa! F*ck me Santa!''

A man and a woman have anal sex in a dressing room. They are heard moaning and you can see aggressive thrusting from under the stall.

A man and woman are shown having sex in a hot tub from a window from inside the house. You hear moans and dirty talk.

A man dry humps a woman from the back at an arcade game.

A man and a woman attempt to have sex again but are interrupted.


A man is shot several times by police in the back while attempting to run from them.

A man is approached by another man who attacks him.

A man is approached by another man who attacks him, bends him hand. pants down in a apparent rape attempt (the incident is interrupted and nothing happens). runs into him

A bully beats up kids.

A man beats up the bullies. them is driven into him, and blood drips from his mouth (The unrated version is a bit longer and the man is electrocuted with jumper cables at the end of the scene). This is only real bloody scene.


159 F words 73 uses of "shit", 31 uses of "ass", 10 uses of "bitch", and 1 use of "bastard". Several uses of goddamn, 1 use of d*ck, and 1 use of p*ssy, 1 use of pr*ck, 1 use of t*ts, 1 use of f**got


The main character is a hard alcoholic. He is often seen drinking and becoming drunk throughout.

Lots of smoking too.

Rating should be R for vulgar language, strong sexuality, and mature drinking throughout.


Rated R for pervasive language, strong sexual content and some violence (also director's cut)
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA / Australia:M (TV rating) / Brazil:14 / Canada:18A / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Canada:14+ (TV rating) / Chile:14 / Finland:K-15 / France:Tous publics / Germany:16 (extended version) / Germany:12 (original rating) / Hong Kong:IIB / Iceland:14 (original rating) / Iceland:16 (video rating) / Ireland:15PG / Ireland:18 (extended version) / Italy:VM14 / Japan:PG-12 / Malaysia:(Banned) / Netherlands:12 / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:11 / Peru:14 / Philippines:R-18 / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:M18 (cut) / South Africa:16 / Spain:18 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:16 (canton of Zurich) / UK:15 / USA:R (also director's cut) (certificate #40305) / USA:Unrated (unrated DVD version)

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