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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


A man undresses a woman and she stands naked in a shower (we see bare breasts and for a split second you see the top part of her pubic hair, nothing explicit is seen).

An underage girl and a boy kiss, she climbs on his lap , then another underage girl and boy kiss, she climbs on his lap, the girls remove their tops (we see their bras) and one of the boys unzips his pants. Sex is implied.

Two underage girls kiss a man, he kisses them, they take off his shirt and caress his chest.

A man and a woman kiss, he climbs on top of her and caresses her.

An underage girl and a boy kiss (they lick each other's tongues), and the boy kisses the girl's neck.

Two underage girls kiss passionately a couple of times.

An underage girl sneaks out of a house at night with a boy and it is suggested that they are going to have sex.

An underage girl flashes her breasts at a young man (we see her bare back).

Underage girls wear outfits that reveal cleavage, bare abdomens, bare backs to the hip, bare legs; also girls wear low-slung pants and part of their thong underwear sticks out of the waistband.

A man's underwear hangs low and shows his buttock cleavage.

A girl compares the size of her buttocks to another girl

Violence & Gore


Two girls are shown slapping and punching each other in the face: they have ingested a drug, and ask each other to hit harder and harder until one ends up with a bloody lip, and one is knocked out when she hits her head on the floor (we see this scene again later).

A girl cuts her wrist with a pair of scissors in a few scenes (we see blood begin to run) and once with a razor blade. This could be EXTREEMELY triggering to people who cut themselves.

A girl pierces another girl's belly button; we see needle begin to poke the skin and we see the girl biting a stuffed animal and screaming.

A girl has her tongue pierced; we see the clamp holding her tongue and the pointed device getting closer to her tongue.

A woman has blood wounds on her ears from plastic surgery.

A girl and her brother fight with yelling and shoving.

A girl and her mother yell at each other in several scenes.

A woman slips and falls on a floor, then begins tearing up the floor covering in anger.

A girl talks about having been abused (sexually) and having been pushed into a fire (we see a scar on her back).

A girl talks about her mother having died.

Girls shoplift several times and one girl steals a woman's wallet.



Fuck is used over 40 times, sometimes sexually. Cunt is used once by an adult as an insult towards a young girl. Milder language is frequent.


Pervasive graphic drug use and drinking throughout, mostly involving underage teens.

Two young girls are seen smoking during many scenes.

Two young girls drink and get drunk in many scenes.

The girls take many different drugs in different forms including swallowing pills, snorting crushed tablets, inhaling keyboard dusters, and smoking drugs.

Young teens sell drugs.


A mother becomes angry at her daughter and her friend for being late. When they come home the daughter becomes angry and attempts to hit her brother and they continue to forcefully push each other around until the mom and aunt hold them both back. The mom remains angry and rips the tile out of the floor. A few moments later the daughter screams when she finds her cousin sleeping in her bed with the dog.

A thirteen year old girl lies to her mom about studying at the library when she is actually going to get her tongue pierced. She lies about her age and says that she is eighteen.

A thirteen year old girl allows her friend to pierce her belly button.


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Rated R for drug use, self destructive violence, language and sexuality - all involving young teens

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