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None, but someone asks another person if they have had sex recently.


Contains lots of scenes of shooting, including at least two graphic views of wounds of people who subsequently die; and more than a dozen deaths depicted or implied. These include an assassination and at least four executions.


A man vomits, has a heart attack and dies. This is later shown to be the result of murder.

A man is assassinated with a rifle. You see blood splatter on impact, and when he falls to the ground, a large pool of blood builds up under his head and chest. Later, you also see a more clear replay of the bullet strike to his head.

A man executes another man. Blood is seen in the air and on clothing from a distance.

A woman is hit by a car, but she only gets a broken arm.

A massive gunfight takes place in a building. A man is shot in the neck; obviously in the carotid artery. Blood spurts vigorously and graphically from his neck; he dies quickly and is shown in a pool of blood. There is a great deal of automatic weapons fire with many bullet holes visible in walls; several people are killed. Blood splatters in the air and you see bloody wounds on clothing.

A man rather graphically falls to his death.

A massive glass chandelier falls on 2 men, killing them.

A man receives a grazing wound to the face (you can clearly tell some skin is missing, and you see blood and/or the wound on his face).

A man is shot in the torso several times. His shirt is stained almost completely due to blood loss; and in one scene you also see blood flowing graphically from the wounds in his bare torso.

A man's execution is clearly implied.

A man who has been executed by a gunshot to the heart is found with a hole in his coat and blood all over his shirt.

A man is shot. Little to no blood is seen, but you know he's wounded and he falls down. He is then executed.


11 "Fuck" or it's derivative and "Shit", in addition to a couple mild profanities round the count to about 30. (1) Jesus , (1) "for Chr*st's sake"

Characters go to a bar and smoke. Police find drugs

There is intense action violence throughout the movie

Rated R for some sequences of violence and language
Argentina:13 / Australia:MA15+ / Brazil:14 / Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-15/13 / Finland:K-16/13 (2012 reform re-rating) / France:U / Germany:16 / India:A (cinema release) / Ireland:15A / Italy:T / Japan:PG-12 / Malaysia:18SG / Mexico:B15 / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Philippines:PG-13 (MTRCB) / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:NC-16 / Singapore:M18 (DVD rating) / Singapore:PG (edited version) / South Korea:18 / South Korea:15 (cable rating) / Sweden:15 / Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud) / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #44264)

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