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The whole theme of this movie is about men, women, and sexual relationships. The dialogue is very sexual. Very sexual subjects are made throughout the entire movie.

Numerous references to sex, sex life, masturbation etc. including references to "the bean". The movie revolves around sexuality, sexual attraction, and search for relationships.

A woman is given vibrating lingerie that gives her an orgasm and consequently making her queasy and moan pleasurably

A couple kiss passionately in an elevator

There is later a sex scene, the screen is dark part of the time. You can hear sex moans.


6 uses of f*ck

Other milder profainities


Some mild drinking

This movie is very mature in a sexual matter. It is not appropriate for viewers under 16.

Rating should be R for strong sexual content and language.

Rated R for sexual content and language
Argentina:13 / Australia:MA15+ / Brazil:14 / Finland:K-12/9 (2012 reform re-rating) / Finland:K-11/9 (original rating) / Germany:12 / Ireland:16 / Japan:R15+ / Malaysia:18PL / Mexico:B15 / Netherlands:12 / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:A / Peru:14 / Philippines:R-13 (MTRCB) / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:NC-16 / Singapore:PG13 (edited TV version) / South Korea:18 / Spain:13 / Spain:12 (TV rating) / Sweden:Btl / Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud) / Taiwan:R-12 / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #44576)

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