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Suggested MPAA rating: R for some bloody violence and pervasive language

Sex & Nudity: 2/10

One of the passengers is watching his girlfriend strip through video call, but he loses connection when she removes her shirt. (wearing a bra)

Violence & Gore: 8/10

A man holds a motorman at gunpoint.

The whole movie is about a group of terrorists hijacking a train and holding passengers hostage.

A motorman is shot, blood is shown spraying out.

A man is shown taking a bullet for a woman.

The two other hijackers, with guns, are seen being shot to death, lots of blood is shown spraying out of the wounds.

We see on a live TV (via passenger's laptop) that the man killed a passenger.

Ryder is killed at the end


At least 102 "f" words (16 used with "mother," 3 used sexually as is the term "screwing"), 21 "s" words, 1 slang term using male genitals ("pr*cks," and another possible one, "d*ck"), 13 asses (2 used with "hole"), 5 hells, 4 damns, 2 S.O.B.s, 6 uses of "G-damn," 2 of "Oh God" and 1 use each of "For Christ's sakes," "For God's sakes," "God," "Jesus Christ," "Oh Jesus," "Oh my God" and "bum-hole."

Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking: 0/10


Frightening/Intense Scenes: 7/10

The whole movie is intense. There's a scene where a train is charging at full speed down the track, this may be too intense for some. Ryder shoots the train conductor and black man repeadly before they fall down dead. Pretty disturbing.

Rated R for violence and pervasive language

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