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One of this movie's main themes is sex, as the main female character has sexual intercourses with various men. However, graphic nudity is rare.

The main female character wears very skimpy clothes, and is half-naked most of the time. She's either seen wearing only panties and a small shirt, or the same shirt with hot pants.

There is a sex scene 2 minutes into the film. It lasts about 1 minute. No breasts or genitals are shown.

There is a 30 seconds sex scene, in which a man takes a young woman from behind while standing in front of a mirror. No breasts or genitals are shown. The woman is shown in her underwear afterwards, and is grabbed by the man, who implies that she likes it rough.

Right before that scene, there is a scene where the same young woman helplessly tries to keep her boyfriend from leaving for the army. She chases after his truck, begging him to come back. The second his truck is out of sight and she knows he's gone, she falls to her knees and is visibly struggling to keep from masturbating on her front lawn. She struggles against the temptation for a few seconds before giving in. No nudity is shown.

Women are seen playing football in their underwear. One is topless, only wearing panties, her bare breasts are seen.

There is another sex scene which lasts a few seconds. A young man is on top of a woman while the others carry on playing football. Breasts and man's bottom are shown.

A young woman takes her top off and throws herself at a teenage boy. Breasts are shown and sex is implied.

A young woman has a vision/dream of a man putting his hand over her mouth and tearing off her panties against her will. She has been a victim of childhood sexual abuse, and this is referred to throughout the film.


A young woman is beaten by a man. Her face and body show a lot of blood and bruises in the aftermath.

Two men get into a fight inside a bar, with some bloody but not deadly results.

A young woman attacks another woman inside of a grocery store; no blood.

One character threatens others with a gun.

Rape is referred to throughout the story.


Numerous uses of Fuck and various other profanities.

Several derogative terms about women and black people.


Characters are shown smoking cigarettes and consuming alcohol throughout.

The main female character smokes a lot of cigarettes.

Some characters smoke marijuana during a party.

Main character is seen swallowing pills and is later seen acting high from the mix of drugs and alchohol.


There is a beating of a young woman which results as her fainting.

Two male characters get into a violent fight inside of a bar.

Two women fight with each other.

A young man threatens others with a gun.

A young woman has numerous visions which often depict intense acts of violence or sex.

Suggested MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content and language, drug use and violence.

Total Explicit Rating: 40/50 (only for a mature audience due to strong sexuality, language, drug use, and violence)

Rated R for strong sexual content, language, some violence and drug use

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