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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 man gives oral sex to a nude woman while a woman and another man have their faces on her upperbody, a black censor box blocks most of her body including genitals and breasts, with only her legs showing, but it's still explicit.

A woman rips off a man's shirt and disrobes nude, graphically revealing full-frontal nudity. She yells at him to engage in sex with her while whipping him before he escapes through the window.

A man has sex with a clothed woman from behind, a black censor bar covers buttocks and genitals. Thrusting is shown.

A man and a plump woman have sex in a seated position with some moaning and thrusting. A black censor box blocks her breasts and genitals (although she is clothed).

The above four is a sequence taking place at a swinger's party.

There is a big close up of a man's lower body including semi-erect penis that is waved around and rotated. Lasts for 15-20 seconds. At the end, the urethra is made to looks as if it is saying "Bruno."

A man is shown actively thrusting while engaged in sex with another man.

A man clothed in a tight spandex suit puts a tube from a fire extinguisher into the anus of another man wearing a tight latex suit; he turns the extinguisher on, the white foam is flies around the room, a close-up of the man's behind with white extinguisher foam is seen, with a small black censor covering the actual anus.

A man wearing a tight latex suit is in a rolling office chair, which then careens into another man wearing a tight spandex bodysuit; a small black censor covers the actual point of contact.

A man wearing a tight latex suit rides a modified exercise machine equipped with a dildo, as another man in a tight spandex bodysuit, kneels in front of it (the machine is seen in action, showing that as the man peddles, the sex toy is inserted into the other man's anus presumably; a small black censor covers the point of contact).

A man engages in graphic and exaggerated pantomimed oral intercourse with an invisible man; his hand gestures mimic oral sex and anal oral sex; he also mimics spitting, implying semen, and pantomimes ejaculation in his eye.

Two men passionately kiss, leading to the two of them slowly undressing each other before a large crowd of booing people. While undressing, they kiss each other's necks and bodies, and lightly wrestle one another to the ground.

A man is shown, without pants, and a champagne bottle sticking out of his anus; another man then lifts him (his side bare buttock shown), and pours a glass of champagne from it.

A man's bare buttocks are shown with a remote control sticking out of his anus, and he directs another man to pull it out.

A nude man (his genitals are blurred) is shown attempting to climb into bed with another man, stating that a bear had eaten his clothing.

A still photo of a man's bare buttocks, posed in a sexual position in front of another man and posing next to a small child, is shown.

A nude man is shown being wheeled on a table, covered in sushi, with the intent that a man and woman would dine off his nude body; his genitals are covered with a small sock.

A man is seen wearing a full-body knitted jumpsuit that resembles a nude male body -- it includes knitted male genitals and the man dances in a fashion that causes them to bounce up and down.

Two men are lie in bed and wake up to find they are chained to one another in a sexual bondage fashion wearing revealing fetish-style clothing (their chests are exposed).

Two fully dressed men reference several sexual positions and act most of them out physically: one bends over in front of the other and encourages him to thrust toward him in one instance.

Many other strong innuendos and references, generally of the homosexual variety.

A man's bare butt is shown a couple of times.

A man kisses another man on the mouth and professes his love for him.

Bruno battles another man in a wrestling cage. Some punches are thrown and his opponent has a slightly bloody mouth.

Bruno gets whipped with a belt by a naked woman.

Bruno accidently runs into a wall. He does not appear injured.

Bruno drives a boy out into the streets on a motorbike and is narrowly missed by a car.

Bruno gets chased by some people on the streets briefly in a different country.

25 uses of 'fuck', 12 of 'shit', 7 of 'fag(got), 3 of 'bitch' and 'queer', and 2 of 'pussy' and 'dick' (mainly from people reacting against Bruno). Some potentially offensive remarks and stereotypes regarding homosexuality, race (Germany in particular), and celebrities as well.

A man says he did not have enough ecstasy to share with others. People cheer while holding beer in their hands in a scene, champagne is poured from a bottle in a man's rear, a man pours a glass of champagne, a man offers champagne to another man, and people throw cups of beer on two men. Three men are shown smoking cigarettes, a man lights a cigarette on screen, and a man is shown smoking a hookah pipe in a restaurant. A man is shown eating in excess and later says he was high on carbs.

The movie is often outrageous and offensive, but it also contains underlying messages.

Bruno visits a supposedly active terrorist and says hurtful comments about his "king". The man then tells Bruno to leave.

Rated R for pervasive strong and crude sexual content, graphic nudity and language
Argentina:18 / Australia:R18+ (blu-ray release) (uncut) / Australia:MA15+ (edited for re-rating) (theatrical and DVD release) / Australia:R18+ (original rating) / Austria:14 / Belgium:KT / Brazil:18 / Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:18A (Nova Scotia) / Canada:16+ (Quebec) / Denmark:15 / Finland:K-15 / France:12 / Germany:16 / Hong Kong:III / Iceland:14 / Ireland:16 / Ireland:18 (DVD rating) / Italy:VM14 / Japan:R15+ / Malaysia:(Banned) / Mexico:B15 / Netherlands:12 / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:15 / Peru:18 / Philippines:R-18 (MTRCB) (heavily cut) / Poland:16 / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:R21 (cut) / South Korea:Limited / Spain:18 / Sweden:11 / UK:18 / UK:15 (cut) / USA:R (certificate #45372) / Ukraine:(Banned)

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