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There is a lot of nudity in this movie.

Anne Hathaway shows her fully exposed breast to a doctor while another man watches. She then quickly drops it back into her bra.

Hathaway and Gyleenhaal enter an apartment kissing passionalitly, the man rips open her jeans, and puts his hand into Hathaway's panties. We see his hand pressing against her crotch inside the panties. Than Hathaway, puts her hand into his penis. She moans. They fall to the floor. The scene cuts to the man on top of Hathaway after sex. We see his butt and her thighs.

Hathaway enters a room wearing only a coat. She drops the coat to reveal her nude body to a man. Both of her breasts and nipples are displayed. Also a small portion of her upper buttocks and crack can be observed. Hathaway did not realise another man was also present. When she sees him, she quickly falls to the floor, jiggling her breasts and buttocks, to attempt to retrieve the coat to cover her exposed private parts.

Hathaway is in bed with a man, fully nude. We see her bare back, nude breasts with both nipples, and the upper section of her bare bottom (some cheek and crack visible). She tells the man she really enjoys having sex with him. Than they have sex and Hathaway starts to moan loudly.

Hathaway is in bed with a man, fully nude. As the blanket moves, her right nipple comes into clear view. She then turns, her breasts facing and dangling down. She then moves under the blanket and attempts to perform oral sex on the man. She tells him his penis is not big enough. They both sit up while Hathaway massages him. Her bare breasts and nipples come into sight.

Hathaway in bed with a man, fully nude. We see both of her breasts unclothed, with both her nipples on display, moving in vigorous motion, very fast and powerfully back and forth as the man thrusts into her. The motion of her breasts then slows down and eventually stops as we see her experience orgasm.


A man is punched in the face. The man responds by punching him back, although he is uninjured.


About 48 F-words and its derivatives, 1 obscene hand gesture, 38 sexual references, 29 scatological terms, 22 anatomical terms.


A man is seen smoking a marijuana cigarette, a woman smokes a marijuana cigarette, a man makes a remark to two men about "smoking weed" and watching television, men and women take prescription drugs for recreational purposes (specifically Viagra), men and women discuss the effects of prescription drugs, a man dumps prescription mood stabilizing drugs into a trash can where they are found by another man, a man asks another man for drugs, points to his suitcase and the man pulls out two sample packs, men and women discuss the use of prescription mood stabilizing drugs frequently, and men and women discuss the use of prescription drugs. Men and women drink in bars, and a woman drinks to the point of drunkenness and continues to drink after a man tells her she should stop.


This movie revolves around a woman suffering from Parkinson's disease. The entire theme is a little intense and some people might find almost the entire second half of the movie as upsetting and emotional, be warned it IS NOT a family movie as the there is a change in tone, both being inappropriate for children

At one point a women did not take her medicine and is shaking. She starts yelling at a man and drinks heavy achohol. She drops a glass cup that shatters. It's a little intense.

Rated R for: Adult Content, Adult Language, Nudity.(HBO advisory)

Total: 28/50


Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, and some drug material
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA15+ / Canada:18A (Alberta/Manitoba) / Canada:14A (British Columbia/Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Québec) / Germany:12 / Ireland:15A / Japan:R15+ / Malaysia:18 (edited version) / Norway:11 / Philippines:R-13 (MTRCB) / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:M18 / South Korea:18 / Sweden:7 / Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud) / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #46098)

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