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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

3/10 Some scantily dressed women Mild sexually dialogue

Violence & Gore


An assassin shoots a woman in the chest as he holds her. (No blood).

Hartigan knocks out Bob (his partner) with a punch to the face. Bob's glasses are broken. (Small amount of blood).

Hartigan knocks out two of Junior's thugs with a lead pipe. (No blood).

Junior shoots Hartigan in the shoulder. A hole is shown in his coat. (Some white blood).

Hartigan shoots off a man's ear and right hand, and then shoots him in the groin. He prepares to finish him off, but another man fires several shots into his back, knocking him down. (Some white blood during all of this)

Marv awakens to find a hooker named Goldie dead in his bed. He has no clue how she died, as there are no markings of any kind on her.

Marv kicks open his door, knocking down several police officers stationed outside.

He punches one in the face and breaks his visor.

As he flees, they shoot at him but miss.

He later throws himself through the windshield of a squad car, beats and then kicks two police officers out. He has several bloody cuts on his face from the glass.

Marv pushes his fingers into the bouncer's eyes as the man screams in pain and throws him into a seat.

Marv beats up two hitmen, resulting in one getting shot in the stomach and the other having his face smashed into a wall with such force that the bricks cave in.

He slaps the shot one in the face and shoots him in the groin.(off-screen).

After the hitman is interrogated, Marv shoots him in the head (off-screen). It is unclear if the other survives.(No blood in the whole scene).

Marv interrogates a man by dunking his head in a toilet repeatedly.

Later, he drags one's face on a road while driving at high speeds. (Half-played for comedy, no blood or gore).

He later reveals he killed both. (No blood or gore is seen).

Marv shoots a priest in the head. (A bullet wound and blood spary are seen).

Wendy hits Marv with her car a few times and shoots at him, but he escapes virtually unscathed.

Marv hits Kevin's wolf, knocking it out when it tries to attack him. (No blood).

As Marv is blinded, Kevin picks up a sledgehammer and knocks him out with it. (Some mild blood).

Lucille hits Marv in the head with a rock and knocks him out to prevent him from causing any more harm to himself or anyone alse. (A little blood).

When she tells a police captain this, he guns her down with a submachine gun, shooting her dead body some more. (Some blood but it's mostly done for shock value).

Enraged, Marv takes a hatchet and takes out a few policemen with it, bringing it up through one's groin and slicing the others. (Blood is seen).

The captain tries to shoot Marv, but realizes he is out of ammo. Marv looks at him with a maniacal smile and slowly advances toward him, hatchet in hand, saying he is wearing "one damn fine coat" (the same thing he said to the hitman he killed earlier in the story). The camera cuts to a new scene, but Marv says how he "took his time and showed him pieces of himself" for what he did to Lucille.

Marv tosses a gas can through a farmhouse window, which explodes. Kevin jumps out just before this happens.

Kevin finds Marv and kicks and cuts him a bit leaving Marv with a few scratches. (Some red blood on Marv's face).

Marv handcuffs himself to Kevin and punches the him in the face knocking him out with one punch. (A little red blood is seen spraying out.

The camera goes negative and the wolf is seen ripping off white flesh from Kevin's legs and chewing it.

Marv kills Roark in such a way that blood ends up all over his face (it isn't exactly known how he does this).

Roark's guards shoot Marv on the spot, but he survives and is shown being operated on in a hospital. (Some blood).

While being interrogated by police, a district attorney threatens to kill Marv's mother.

After being framed for Kevin's murders, Marv is sentenced to death by electric chair. He is connected to the chair and the electricity is discharged but he somehow survives and spits out a lot of blood. The police shock him again and he dies.

Jack Rafferty (a.k.a. "Jackie Boy") slaps Shellie across the face and she falls to the floor, shown from a shadow in the room. (Blood is seen on her face).

Dwight sneaks up behind Jack and holds a shaving razor to his face and threatens him.



Mild dialogue such as "son of a bitch" and "bastard" are used occasionally.

"Shit" is used about 3 times.

Marv describes Lucille as a dyke, when properly described as lesbian.

Other words such as hell, damn, goddamn, bitch and whore are used.

Some anatomical male terms such as balls, nuts, and pecker.


Most of the characters are either seen smoking or drinking.


A man is slowly eaten by a dog while he stares eerily at Marv, who proceeds to decapitate him with a hand saw and his bloody stump of a head is shown, still staring.

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Rated R for sustained strong stylized violence, nudity and sexual content including dialogue
Argentina:18 / Argentina:16 (DVD rating) / Australia:MA / Austria:16 / Brazil:16 / Canada:R (Alberta/Manitoba) / Canada:18A (British Columbia/Ontario) / Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) (original rating) / Canada:R (Nova Scotia) (re-rating) / Canada:16+ (Quebec) / Chile:18 / Chile:14 (DVD rating) / Colombia:18 / Czech Republic:15 / Denmark:15 / Finland:K-18 (original rating) / Finland:K-15 (re-rating) / France:16 / France:12 (cut) / Germany:18 / Hong Kong:III / Hungary:18 / Iceland:16 / Iran:(Banned) / Ireland:18 / Israel:18 / Italy:T / Japan:R-15 / Malaysia:(Banned) / Mexico:C / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R18 / New Zealand:R16 (TV rating) / Norway:15 / Peru:18 (original rating) / Peru:14 (re-rating) / Philippines:R-13 (cut) / Poland:18 / Portugal:M/16 (Qualidade) / Romania:I.C.-14 / Singapore:R21 (director's cut) / South Africa:16 / South Korea:18 / Spain:18 / Sweden:15 / Switzerland:18 (canton of Basel-Stadt) / Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) / Taiwan:R-12 / UK:18 / USA:R (certificate #41611) / USA:Unrated (unrated extended edition) / Venezuela:PG-13

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