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2/10 very mild no nudity (1= none/nothing, 5= average, movie might be shown before the watershed with slight edits, 10= not for children)

A woman wrapped in a towel comes out of a shower and a man looks at her, remarks about her beauty and they kiss (we see them in bed later with the man bare-chested and the woman's bare shoulders are visible; it is implied that they have had sex).

Several women are seen in the background of a Las Vegas dressing room: we see one wearing a cabaret costume, and she adjusts her breasts (cleavage, bare shoulders and legs are visible).

A woman on-stage in a magic show wears a bikini costume that reveals cleavage, bare abdomen and legs.

A woman wears a low-cut tank top and boy-short panties to sleep.

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

A man takes off his shirt to change clothes and we see him bare-chested.

A man and a woman kiss in a few scenes.

5/10 PG-13 so nothing incredibly graphic or drawn out

A woman with a bomb attached to her chest is strapped to a chair [spoiler[and the bomb is detonated, blowing her up (we see the blast and flames). [/spoiler]

A man is shot in the knee (we see the knee bend backward), he falls to the ground yelling and a man kneels over him holding a knife (we hear that the victim was found with his throat slit).

A man is shot in the head.

A woman is shot several times through the abdomen.

A man robs a casino and shoots two people (no blood is visible).

A man shoots a man who spins around and lands on the ground motionless (there's no visible blood).

A man shoots at a helicopter where two other men shoot him repeatedly (we see him jolt from the bullets and falls back on the ground).

A man is shot, he falls over a railing and dangles from a chain around his ankle.

A woman lies dead on the floor (we see her a couple of times) and we hear that her throat was slit (a small dribble of blood is seen in one scene).

A man runs and is chased by several agents down a steep hill: he is shot at, a car races over the top of the hill and careens toward them nearly hitting them, other things roll down the hill (logs, an antique train car, barrels, etc.), and a car is flipped by a couple of logs and nearly crushes a man and a woman.

A man punches and kicks several guards and strikes others with a nightstick.

A man shoves another man and punches him, forces him to the floor and takes a gun away from him (security officials hold guns on the attacker).

A man punches a man hard in the face.

A man tries to attack another man, who dodges his punches and the attacker falls to the floor and into furniture a few times.

A man races in a car and is chased by police: he speeds across a railroad track and is struck by the train (we see the car crumple, glass shatters and the train continues speeding).

A man races in a car and is chased by police, and he speeds across a railroad track and is nearly struck by the train.

A nuclear explosion incinerates people and downtown LA very quickly (quicker than the one from Terminator 2's dream sequence).

Gunfire is exchanged between several people, a van is shot at, and it explodes and flips over.

A woman is held at gunpoint.

A woman does target practice in a shooting range.

There are many moments where people are nearly shot or struck or blown up.

There is a threat of a nuclear bomb being detonated in the United States by a terrorist group.

A woman talks to a man about being in trouble with the law for stealing a car and assaulting a man.

A man talks about the adverse effects of smoking.

A woman puts a sleeping drug in a man's drink but he does not drink it.

A woman has blood on her arm from an injury.

5/10 mostly used as expressions of shock or dismay, No racist or homophobic abuse.

2 F-words, 10 scatological terms (2 in French, not translated), 8 mild obscenities, 1 religious profanity, 6 religious exclamations and name calling.

3/10 nothing to excess, not glorified.

People are shown drinking alcohol in a club scene.

A man drinks martinis in several scenes.

A man drinks alcohol and smokes cigarettes in several scenes.

A man talks about the adverse effects of smoking.

A woman puts a sleeping draught in a man's drink but he does not drink it.

6/10 Some intense/frightening scenes but nothing that you'd need to hide behind the sofa for.

An intense hostage stand-off scene is depicted where a woman sits tied in a wheelchair with a bomb vest strapped to her, the bomb vest detonates, and we see her explode from a great distance. This scene is depicted twice.

A man is strapped to a Kubrick style chair and forced to watch news reports until he has a vision. Eye drops are administered against his will and he becomes highly distressed by this ordeal. When he is released from it he is listless and has to be dragged back to his cell.

A man runs down the side of a hill avoiding a series of debris caused by a landslide. Rather intense.

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, and some language
Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Canada:14A (Alberta) / Canada:PG (British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Denmark:11 / Finland:K-15 / France:Tous publics / Germany:16 / Hong Kong:IIA / Ireland:12A / Italy:T / Malaysia:U / Netherlands:12 / Norway:15 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / Singapore:PG13 (re-rating) / South Africa:10 (V) / South Africa:13 (V) / South Korea:12 / Spain:13 / Sweden:11 / Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud) / UK:12 (DVD rating) / UK:12A (original rating) / USA:PG-13 (certificate #42014)

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