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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

Bedroom scene: A married man and a divorced woman lie in bed together. He wears a tank top and she wears a slip. The scene is a couple minutes long. The assumption is that they've already slept together; in this scene they are laughing and teasing each other; they kiss and she lies down across him to reach something on the stand on the other side of him.

Twice, a married man tries to kiss a woman who knows he is married, but she refuses the advances.

A man kisses a woman on the cheek.

A woman wears a low-cut dress that reveals cleavage.

Women wear low-cut evening gowns (revealing cleavage) in one scene.

In various scenes, a married couple lies in bed together, a husband and his wife hug, and a husband kisses his wife on the cheek.

A woman tells her husband about the fan letters he has been receiving from girls and that they send pictures of themselves wearing bikinis.

A young woman approaches a married man in his dressing room; they begin to kiss, but the scene switches, so no more is seen.

While riding in a car with several members of the tour, a man flirts with the only woman in the car, reaches for her arm, and tells her to touch his heart, "It's beating for you." She tries to pull away and another man says to leave her alone.

A divorced man proposes to a divorced woman; they kiss several times; he picks her up and holds her in the air as they kiss again. They scene lasts over a minute.

Violence & Gore

We see cloths stained with blood in a pan and on a boy's chest in a hospital (he was injured by a saw in a mill); the boy breathes irregularly and dies.

A man and a woman fight: the woman takes a picture away from him and runs, the man chases her, the woman hits the man repeatedly, he holds her on the floor and yells at her, and their children see them fighting and cry.

A man appears to be drunk, he comes home angry, he throws things and speaks abusively to his young son.

A man yells at his wife in a few scenes and a man talks to his son in a dismissive and demeaning manner in many scenes.

A man pounds his head against a wall, he throws a table, he pulls a sink off the wall (water sprays) and breaks a guitar against a wall.

A man yells at his sons, a woman yells at her husband, and the man kicks something and they all go back to work.

A woman throws empty bottles at men sitting on a stage drunk (no one appears injured).

Several men put something in the bend of a tree, they light a fuse attached to it, it explodes and breaks a limb off the tree (it falls to the ground near where the men are standing).

A man and a woman hold guns on a man, and the man runs away.

A man yells at another man on stage, he kicks a microphone and then collapses.

A man tries to get a tractor out of mud, the tractor rolls down a hill and crashes into a lake throwing the man into the water, and a woman runs into the water to retrieve him (no one is injured).

A woman slams a door in a man's face.

A woman threatens another woman and tells her to stay away from her children.

A man sings about shooting his woman down.

A man sings to prisoners who are described as "murderers and rapists."

A movie shows a man fighting with prison guards.

A man walks through dark woods (he is high on something), he stumbles and falls down an incline and is knocked unconscious.

A man falls off his chair when he is very drunk.

We see a man going through withdrawal from drugs (he quakes, and sweats and vomits).

A man is arrested for drug possession.

A man panics when his drugs have been thrown away.


1 F-word, 1 sexual reference, 2 scatological terms, 3 anatomical terms, 16 mild obscenities, 1 derogatory term for African-Americans, 2 religious exclamations.

A man takes drugs in many scenes and it is implied that he has developed an addiction.

Several men drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes and take drugs (it is not clear what type).

A man buys drugs from a man on the street and from a man in a car.

Several men sit around on a stage and drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes, and one man falls off his chair.

People drink beer in many scenes.

A man chews tobacco and spits.

Several men smoke cigarettes in many scenes.

A woman smokes a cigarette.

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Rated PG-13 for some language, thematic material and depiction of drug dependency (Approved No. 41675)

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