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Parents Guide for
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Sex & Nudity


At the start a high man talks about a man sucking his penis

A few sexual references. very mild.

at the end a character says you got slapped by the D

Characters attempt to cut through rope by using belt still attached so they look like they are dry humping (comical)

Violence & Gore


Dale bashes Reds face in with a toilet seat. He ends up ok.

Red is shot in the stomach twice, somewhat comical manner he moans and Blood forms around the bullet holes.

After Saul believes Dale is dead, he gets up and we find out that the thug shot his ear off. He graphically picks up his piece of ear and tries to attach it back to the wound with blood coming out of it. (used for comedic effect, but still gross)

After Red runs over a thug, he blows his foot off with a pump-action shotgun for fun

A Ninja is shot in the fleshy part under his chin, his corpse is later shown laying in a pool of blood.

Ted is shown graphically burnt

Carol gets crushed by a car

a suicide bomber blows himself up and attempts to kill two other men

A man is shot in the head, falls against a window, and blood and brain matter splashes on the window.

A man's head is smashed with a hot coffee pot and his face is disfigured for the rest of the film. He is killed when he is run over by a car, once he is dead, the drive shots him in the leg.



Non-stop uses of fuck: 175 uses

90 uses of shit

3 uses of nigger (uncut only)

28 uses of ass and piss

45 uses of bitch and bastard

2 uses of faggot


Marijuana is smoked often.

The characters are high a lot.

There is a scene where theres a plantation of cannabis near the ending.

The name of the movie is supposedly the name of a type of marijuana.

The entire film is about a man and his drug dealer.

many scenes with different strains of marijuana


The fighting at the end is very intense.


Suggested MPAA Rating:

R for pervasive language and drug use, violence and sexual references.


Page last updated by magiread, 3 weeks ago
Top 5 Contributors: RobGilbert12, Patmarie, ZOMBIE-8, iamadrummer, rlippman11

Rated R for pervasive language, drug use, sexual references and violence
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA / Brazil:18 / Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) / Canada:18+ (TV rating) / Finland:K-15 / France:U / Germany:16 (nf) / Hong Kong:IIB / Iceland:16 (theatrical rating) / Iceland:14 (video rating) / Ireland:18 (DVD rating) / Ireland:16 (cut theatrical version) / Italy:VM14 / Malaysia:(Banned) / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:15 / Peru:18 / Philippines:R-18 (MTRCB) / Portugal:M/16 / Singapore:M18 (cut) / South Africa:16LV / South Korea:18 / Sweden:15 / UK:15 (cut theatrical version) / UK:18 (uncut DVD version) / USA:R (certificate #43851)

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