The Passion of the Christ
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Sex & Nudity

None

Violence & Gore

Virtually the whole movie is Jesus being beaten and tortured. There is a prolonged, graphic whipping scene, with nearly all lashes seen onscreen, with lots of spraying blood. It also contains the most gruesome Crucifixion scene ever committed to film, with shots of the nails entering his hands, feet, the spear entering his stomach, etc. Extremely graphic violence, not meant for kids.

Profanity

1 mild obscenity (damn), one instance of "Jew" being used as an insult.

People drink wine in several scenes.

People appear drunk in a couple of scenes, e.g. one man falls off a chair, while another stumbles and falls to the ground.

It should be noted that the reputation this movie has is blown out of proportion. It is very graphic, but not the most violent film ever made, as some people like to say.

Other than violence, there is virtually no explicit content.

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MPAA:
Rated R for sequences of graphic violence (original rating)
Certification:
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA / Brazil:14 / Canada:18A / Canada:16+ (Quebec) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) (edited version) / Chile:14 / China:(Banned) / Denmark:15 / Finland:K-18 / France:-12 / Germany:16 / Hong Kong:III / Iceland:16 / Ireland:15A (edited version) / Ireland:15PG (original rating) / Ireland:15 (video rating) / Italy:T / Japan:PG-12 / Malaysia:(Banned) (except for Christians) / Mexico:C / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R15 (edited version) / New Zealand:R16 (original rating) / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Philippines:PG-13 / Poland:15 / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:M18 / South Africa:16LV / South Korea:15 / Spain:18 / Sweden:15 / UK:18 (original rating) / UK:15 (re-rating) (edited version) / USA:Unrated (edited version) / USA:R (original rating) (certificate #40366)

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