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Sex & Nudity

Contains moderate sex

In one scene a man is seen thrusting behind a woman for about 2 seconds in a sort of a flashback. No nudity but moaning can be heard.

Violence & Gore

Contains strong bloody violence

People are shot off screen.

Several dead men are scalped by other men wielding large knives. These images are brief, but graphic.

A man beats a Nazi to death with a baseball bat.

There is a brief scene where a man is shown being whipped. His back is bloody. In an earlier flashback, the same man is briefly seen stabbing Nazis.

A woman shoots a guy in the back several times. the man then shoots her in the chest several times. Both end up being dead with bloody holes in their body and blood on the floor.

A shootout occurs in a bar. Many people die in this scene.

A character strangles another character to death.

A woman is shot in the leg, but survives. However, she is later tortured by another man inserting his finger into the bloody bullet hole on her leg. Very graphic.

Dozens of people are trapped in a burning building and die from burning and being shot at close range. A man is shot multiple times in the face until his face literally begins to shred apart. Very graphic but somehow unrealistic.

A man cuts a deep swastika into the forehead of a man, who screams in agony.

This film is less violent than other Tarantino films like Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill and Django Unchained.


Contains strong language

22 uses of 'fuck'. 7 of 'shit', 5 of 'ass', 2 of 'son of a bitch', and 1 of 'b-tch' and 'c-nt'. Also 5 damns, 6 Goddamns, 3 hells, and 1 Oh my God.

Contains frequent smoking and alcohol consumption

- Drinking and smoking throughout. Tobacco use indicates the time period.

- A man inhales tobacco.

Contains strong threat and gore

Hitler is shot in a comedic way in the film, which may be intense for some viewers.

Many graphic scenes, but nothing the viewers (who aren't fainthearted) can take seriously within the context of the film.

The backstage shooting is an instance of fairly realistic violence and as such, may disturb.


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Rated R for strong graphic violence, language and brief sexuality
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