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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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Sex & Nudity

7/10

Several voluptuous women at a club are shown bare breasted and wearing thongs that reveal buttocks. This scene lasts for several minutes.

Violence & Gore

9.5/10

A man is seen covered in blood with bruises and cuts after being brutally beaten with a baseball bat.

A man is shot in the side of the neck. He covers the wound and blood pours out from under his hand. He is then shot multiple times in the back with bloody exit wounds in his chest.

A woman has her scalp torn off and head ripped apart in slow motion by a shotgun blast. Lots of blood and chunks of gore splatter on the wall in front of her.

A man's arm is grazed by a shotgun blast leaving a bloody wound.

A man is punched multiple times in the face. He then is impaled through the throat with a curtain rod. Lots of blood cascades down his white shirt. Blood is seen sprayed out of his mouth onto the walls and attacker's face. We hear blood pouring onto the floor.

A man is shot in the chest with a shotgun off screen. We see his dead body with blood sprayed on the camera lens to emphasize the violence. Blood is splashed on a nearby mattress.

Bits of shrapnel are picked out of bloody bullet holes in a man's arm .

A man's hand is smashed multiple times with a hammer breaking several fingers. His mouth is then pried open with the hammer and he is force fed a bullet causing him to choke.

A man has a fork stabbed into his eyeball. He is then stabbed multiple times in the throat with a large kitchen knife. Blood spurts and sprays out of the punctured flesh. We hear blood pouring onto the floor.

A man has his head bashed against a wall several times and is kicked in the face giving him a bloody nose. His head is then repeatedly stomped upon with squishing, squirting, and crunching sounds. His face eventually caves in and his skull splits with spraying blood and flying bloody chunks of gore. The attacker's jacket is splattered with blood and remains that way for the rest of the film.

A man's forearm is sliced open from elbow to wrist with a switchblade. Blood violently squirts out. The man bleeds to death with a large pool of blood around his body.

A man drives into another car knocking it off a ledge. The passenger emerges covered in blood. He chased to an ocean where is he held under water and drowned.

A man is stabbed in the chest leaving a bloody wound. His jacket, shirt, and shoes become covered with blood.

A man is stabbed in the throat. We see his dead body with a blood soaked jacket.

Profanity

About 31 F-words and its derivatives, 1 obscene hand gesture, 3 sexual references, 7 scatological terms, 6 anatomical terms, 1 mild obscenities, 2 derogatory term for a Jewish person, 1 derogatory term for a Chinese person, name-calling (zombie, stunt guy, monkey, wise guy, belligerent), 3 religious exclamations.

A man offers another man Benzedrine and nicotine and a couple of other drugs to help him stay awake.

People drink beer at a party.

A man is seen holding a glass of champagne.

A woman says that a man was beaten up by "drunk kids."

A man smokes cigarettes in several scenes.

A man smokes a cigarette and another man yells at him to put it out.

A woman smokes.

All the violence (while infrequent) is brutal, unsettling, very bloody and shocking, and always happens out of nowhere.

Ambient music plays throughout the film, which can first hypnotize the viewer and then scare them to the edge of their seats.

A scene in which a man stomps on another man's head is very shocking and graphic. After Ryan Gosling stomps his head multiple times, you begin to hear crunching sounds. I would guess it's the mans head being broken open.

The first 30 minutes are very tame compared to the rest of the film, the second half of which is intense.

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong brutal bloody violence, language and some nudity.
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