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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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Within the first five minutes, there is full frontal (and back) female nudity. This scene involves a woman being rescued from a house with her nipples, breasts and buttocks exposed. Side views of her public region are shown but her genitals are not exposed.

A woman straddles a man, sex is implied

A woman is in the shower and you can see the side of her breasts and butt.

After Machete breaks into a mansion, a mother and daughter record themselves naked in a pool. Breasts are shown. It is implied that Machete has a threesome with them.

A mother and daughter are laying naked in a car breasts are shown.

Lady in a pool in the background. Her breasts are shown briefly.

The violence is generally graphic, but It can also be unrealistic and over-the-top at times.

Many people are shown being stabbed, shot, dismembered, and decapitated.

Four men are decapitated with one swing of a blade in a single shot.

A man has his arm cut off, then his head which is then sliced in half.

A man is stabbed in the stomach followed by his intestines being used as a rope.

A man is stabbed in the face.

A flying deceased body flies onto the top of a car. The woman screams in horror.

A man is choked to death. His eyeballs roll into the back of his head.

A man's eye is gouged out with a heel.

People are shot in the head with a shotgun. There heads then explode and blood splatters.

A man is hung on a cross and then dies when he has nails inserted into his hands. This scene is very bloody.

A man is stabbed by a machete in his stomach but shoves it even further through his body. A brief shot of his intestines are shown.

35 uses of 'fuck', 18 of 'shit', 3 of 'son of a bitch', 3 of 'ass', and 1 of 'p-ssy', 'wh-re', and 'cocksucker'. As well as 11 instances of "damn" (8 using "God"), 6 of "hell", and 2 of "Jesus".

Some sexual references and dialogue.

A couple characters are shown drinking alcohol mostly tequila.

Several characters are shown smoking cigarettes.

Joints are shown for a brief moment.

A meth lab is shown.

The violence is generally depicted with a (darkly) comedic tone. Some exceptions to this rule are:

A man getting nailed onto a cross.

Someone's wife being killed in front of him.

The deaths of two immigrants on the border.

Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, language, some sexual content and nudity
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA15+ / Brazil:18 / Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Chile:14 / Denmark:15 / Finland:K-18 / France:12 / Germany:18 / Hungary:18 / Ireland:18 / Italy:VM14 / Japan:R18+ / Japan:R15+ (edited for DVD) / Malaysia:18 / Mexico:C / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:R18 / Norway:18 / Peru:14 / Portugal:M/16 / Russia:16+ / Russia:18+ (re-rating) / Russia:18+ (video rating) / Singapore:R21 / South Africa:18 (DVD rating) (L,N,P,S) / South Africa:16 (theatrical rating) / South Korea:18 / Spain:16 / Sweden:15 / Turkey:18+ / UK:18 / USA:R (certificate #46260)

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