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1 - 2 unmarried people have sex, no nudity is shown. However, there's thrusting and moaning, plus some sexual comments are uttered.

2 - A married couple has sex. No nudity from the couple, but thrusting is briefly seen and possible moaning, plus a porn movie showing a bare breasted woman is playing on tv at the same time.

3 - 2 unmarried people have sex in a shower, rear male nudity is briefly shown. Moaning is heard, and they thrust against a wall. A man's reaction after climaxing is heard

The lead character also attempts to masturbate in one scene, but is interrupted by his parents.

Several strong sexual references are uttered, including multiple uses of the f word in a sexual context.

A character references attempting suicide by hanging(too heavy) and pills(too heavy tolerance due to past usage). A drug supplier and his crew are armed with weapons(pistols and uzi's/submachine guns), and briefly aim them at another person(they don't fire). A character attempts suicide by going into the ocean. After going fairly deep, it cuts to him back on land and then being put on mood stabilizers/anti-depressants.

49 F-Words Shit - 20

There is about a 15 second sequence of Peck's middle finger held up through the streets.

Several moderate and mild obscenities/profanities are used throughout. There is some strong sexual references as well, including several uses of the f word in a sexual context.

Characters(including those under the legal drinking age) drink alcohol frequently. Marijuana is used pervasively, almost everybody in the film is seen smoking it at least once. Cocaine is also seen being snorted in full detail during a brief shot, and another one shows a supporting character snorting the powder from a Ritalin capsule. Prescription medication is also abused in at least one scene. A lot of drugs are named and characters say they are on them at that moment.

Drugs: Marijuana and Cocaine.

Rated R for pervasive drug use, language and some sexuality

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