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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 picks up his piece of ear and tries to attach it back to the bloody wound.

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 burnt

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.


20 uses of 'fuck', 44 of 'shit', 15 of 'asshole', 8 of 'ass', 7 of 'dick', 5 of 'bitch', 4 of 'son of a bitch', 2 of 'hoes', and 1 of 'prick'. Also 13 instances of "God" 7 of "Jesus" 6 of 'hell', 3 of 'damn', and 2 of "Goddamn". And supposedly 3 uses of 'nigger' in the uncut version.


The characters are high a lot. They smoke marijuana throughout the entire film.

There is a huge marijuana crop in an underground facility near the end.

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

Two men sell weed to kids. They smoke it and in the extended version more is seen.

The fighting near the end might be intense. Part of a character's ear is shot off, he has a pained expression.


Rated R for pervasive language, drug use, sexual references and violence
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA15+ / Brazil:18 / Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) / Canada:18+ (TV rating) / Finland:K-15 / France:Tous publics / 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:16 / South Korea:18 / Spain:18 / Sweden:15 / UK:15 (cut theatrical version) / UK:18 (uncut DVD version) / USA:R (certificate #43851)

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