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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

Two young women take off their clothes (to their bras and panties) and climb into a pool, young men follow wearing boxers and we see the young men and women kissing while in the pool.

A man holds a woman's thong up and examines it.

A young man and a young woman kiss, they lie back on a bed, they snuggle and kiss again. A young man and a young woman hug and kiss.

Young men and young women dance together with suggestive movements (young men touch young women's hips, young women thrust their hips toward the young men and they caress each other).

A young man wearing a towel wrapped around his waist comes out of a room and a young woman follows.

Young women wear short tops that reveal cleavage and bare abdomens, and they also wear short skirts that reveal bare legs. Young women wear very short cheerleading skirts and are shown dancing with suggestive moves in several scenes. Young men are shown bare-chested in locker room showers; a few bare backs and bare abdomens are also visible.

A young woman invites a young man to a party at her house and writes her address in his hand. A young man flirts with a young woman.

A young woman touches a young man's face tenderly.

Young men admire young women and make suggestive remarks.

A young woman tells a young man that she is pregnant.

Young men talk about a young woman being "hot,"

Violence & Gore

A man is shot in the chest repeatedly; he falls to the ground, and we see him lying on the ground with a blood-soaked shirt.

A store window is shattered and the man inside the store is frightened.

A man spits on the window of another man's car, and the man gets out of his car and tries to confront the man who spat.

Several young men argue, one pushes another into a wall, and one pulls a gun. Two young men are mugged at gunpoint (it turns out to be a hoax).

A young man tries to hit a man who twists his arm behind him and shoves him against a wall.

Young men argue on the basketball court in several scenes; in one scene they shove and punch each other, the teams' respective benches empty and the skirmish continues.

Young men yell at and threaten each other in a few scenes, and a coach yells at team members in many scenes.

A man and a woman argue. Several people yell abusively at a man.

A woman talks about her son's death.

All the students are inspected as they enter the school with metal detectors and security guards at the entrance.

Young men are knocked down during basketball games.


1 F-word

Relatively frequent uses of "sh*t" and "bullsh*t"

The word "n*gg*r" is used (in a non-perjorative context) after which the person who said it is put in their place by Coach Carter (Samuel L. Jackson)

1 obscene hand gesture

3 sexual references

26 scatological terms

A young man delivers money and picks up drugs to sell.

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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual content, language, teen partying and some drug material

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