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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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While attempting to fix his style of dress, a man stands in front of a mirror completely nude. His hand and the bottom of the mirror cover the lower region of his body.

Two men kiss in a lake.

Two men begin to kiss, but are interrupted by another man.

Two men attempt to have sex. They are both nude, but only their chests, backs, and legs are shown.

A woman's breasts are seen several times.

Two men begin to kiss, but are interrupted by a woman. She then seduces one of the men into bed with her.

A man and a woman have sex (there is thrusting, and both are nude; her breasts are shown), while another man watches from a corner of the room. He's masturbating. Both he and the couple are shown climaxing.

In a film being shown, a man puts his hand on a woman's breast, when it's both clothed and bare.

A man tells another man that he has a picture of a nude woman.


A man yells at another man for putting his hand on the first man's date's thigh. They both proceed to take off their shirts and fight.

A man shoves another man.

A man is heard being taken against his will from his house. His family can be heard desperately protesting.

A man is thrown into a room and then locked inside.

A blindfolded man along with two other blindfolded men, is seen being led somewhere by several other men. These men line the three blind-folded men up, take off their blind-folds, and then shoot them. The three men are seen falling to the ground from a distance.

A man who has been shot lies on the ground, listening, while another man can be heard saying, "There's only one way to kill a queer." Another shot is heard. The man on the ground has been confirmed dead.

A man violently runs a paintbrush over a canvas, then covers himself in black paint after hearing about the death of another man.

A scene from a film is shown, where a man slices an eye open with a razor.


Coarse language is strewn throughout the film, including the use of the "fuck", "shit", and "dick".

There are several uses of "faggot" and "queer."


Many characters throughout the film are seen smoking and drinking.


This is all left up to the discretion of the viewer, but these scenes can be intense:

After Dali and Lorca kiss for the first time, Dali reflects on it in his bedroom. An insane amount of creepy laughter can be heard.

When Dali and Lorca attempt intercourse for the first time, Dali has a nervous breakdown, proceeding to curl up into a ball on the floor and cry.

During a scene from Luis Bunuel's film, Un Chien Andalou, a man slices open an eye with a razor.

Towards the end of the film, three men, including Lorca, are shot down and killed.


Rated R for sexual content, language and a brief disturbing image

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