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There is no sex or nudity in this film.

Two men talk about masturbating with a condom on and its benefits.

A woman talks to her friends about having sex.

A man and his friend talk often about oral sex (to men and to women).

A man and his fiance talk about male oral sex, (blow jobs) and whether she likes to do it.


The closest this film comes to gore is a gross scene featuring projectile vomit.

"The Hulk" puts Sidney in a sleeper hold.


Around 55 uses of f**k and its variations and at least a dozen sh*ts and some other profanity.

The Special Features-EXTRAS section contains a great deal of foul language. The golf course scene where Sydney gets hit in the shin with a golf ball is seen in many extra takes, has 10-15 f**k words and its variants in that scene alone.

Peter talks to another real estate salesman about sales tactics and that a salesman sells urinal cakes with pictures of his face on them and the benefits of having your face pissed on.


Doug smokes a cigarette, and when he forcibly kisses Peter, the latter talks about his mouth tasting like Marlboros when he gets home. In the Special Features-EXTRAS section of the DVD Peter is shown in many extra takes, explaining what another man did to him when kissed. He did a rim job to my mouth etc., etc.

You see a bong in Sydney's house, and he and his old buddies talk about dropping acid in the past.

While in Sydney's "Man-Cave", Peter is looking around, the shot shows a marijuana bong sitting on an end table.

Peter and his poker buddies take down several beers quickly, after which Peter vomits all over another man.

Peter and Sydney have several drinks. Peter gets drunk and calls a cab to get home.

2/10 Two men at an open house observe another guy and his girlfriend looking around the house for sale. One man says to the other in a play by play fashion that the guy is getting ready to fart. Within minutes the other man lifts his leg, farts and waves his hand behind his backside.

One scene features a man who projectile vomits.

Total explicit Rating: 29/50

Rated R for pervasive language, including crude and sexual references
Argentina:16 / Australia:MA15+ / Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Denmark:A / Finland:S / Germany:12 / Iceland:12 / Ireland:16 / Ireland:18 (DVD rating) / Malaysia:18PL / Mexico:B15 / Netherlands:12 / New Zealand:R16 / Norway:A / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:NC-16 / South Korea:15 / Sweden:Btl / Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) / Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #45050)

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