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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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A man watches a video of a man and a woman having sex.

A man and a woman prepare to have sex.

A man imagines a waitress taking off her clothes (we see her breasts).

A man wakes up next to a woman in bed (we see her breasts briefly).

A woman was sleeping naked and shapeshifting at the same time.

This is all animated.

A man imagines his head being shot off by a policeman. The effect is cartoonish while bloody.

A few scenes where a man point a gun at people, although no intent to shoot them is implied.

Two men routinely play fight, but at one point appear about to attack one another with a hammer and rock.

A man collapses onto a hospital floor and vomits.

Much strong language throughout the film including the "F" word said numerous times.

The film is about drug addiction, so there are frequent strong references .

Repeated scenes of people taking multiple pills, and drinking alcohol.

Joints are rolled and smoked.

Suggested rating: R for sexual content, drug use, language and brief violence.

Rated R for drug and sexual content, language and a brief violent image
Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Brazil:16 / Canada:14A (Canadian Home Video rating) / Chile:14 / Finland:K-15 / Germany:16 / Ireland:16 / Italy:T / Japan:R-15 / Malaysia:18PL (DVD) / New Zealand:R13 / Norway:15 (TV rating) / Singapore:M18 (cut) / South Korea:15 / Spain:13 / Sweden:15 / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #42344)

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