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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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A girl and a young man are shown having sex in bed for about 15 seconds (we mostly see their faces and shoulders in close-up, no nudity is shown except the young man's bare back, but there is thrusting and moaning, and both of them climax).

Two scenes take place in a strip club and women are briefly seen dancing. In the first scene, a woman is wearing lingerie, the other is topless but seen at a distance. In the second, we see a girl's bare buttocks (she is wearing a thong) and another girl's bare breasts.

A young man is seen shirtless for a long while.

A young man is naked in bed but covered with sheets (we only see his bare back and chest).

A young man takes off his shirt and wears another one.

A man and a woman kiss twice.

A young man asks a woman, with her boyfiend standing next to her, if she's okay with the fact that the latter can't make her come.

Some flirting.


A man punches another man. We later see the livid on his face.

In a movie on TV, we briefly see two men fighting, and one of them pokes the other man's eye with his finger; he screams in pain.

We see TV news speaking about a person who died in a plane crash.


Several uses of "Fuck" and "Shit". Other profanities seldomly heard are "Asshole", "Dick", and "Motherfucker".


The main character is frequently seen smoking a cigarette.

A young man is seen drinking beer at a party.

A young man is seen drinking at a bar twice.

A group of people drinks wine at dinner.

A young man and a girl drink wine at dinner.

We see TV news speaking about a man going to rehab.


Some arguments.

Total: 23/50 - Rated R for: strong language, frequent smoking/drinking, some sexuality and nudity - Suitable for ages 14 and up

Rated R for language and some sexual content

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